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    The Two Sides to the Lottery Argument

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    There are two sides to the Lottery argument. Which side do you agree with and why?

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    I'm not in favor of the lottery, because the revenue is not allocated to education. Also, education has not seen the additional funding to improve schools, which is the usual selling point for lotteries.

    Let's look at a few examples. In California, the lottery donations to public schools for kindergarten through college are $24,018,713,472 since 1985. The K-12 schools have received $19.3 Billion. Despite the money that goes to education, there are schools in state after state that has financial issues. The reason for the problem is that states have not used the lottery money as additional funding. Instead, the state legislatures use lottery ...

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    The expert examines two sides to the lottery argument.