News here of what one would have to believe (were one to buy the tone of the article) is a bare-bones, all the fat cut out budget for the Arlington County, Virginia school district.
Ok. Lets do a little history major math, shall we?
Total budget: $442 million.
Total number of students: 20,268
Average spending per student: approx $21,8oo per student
Number of states nationwide with an average per-pupil expenditure in excess of Arlington: 0
To paraphrase Eva Peron, "Don't cry for me, Arlington".