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Many States Outspending Education on Medicaid

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Many States Outspending Education on Medicaid

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Many States Outspending Education on Medicaid

Many States Outspending Education on Medicaid

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A report released by the National Governors Association finds that, for the first time, 22 states are spending more on Medicaid than on K through 12 education. The study suggest this surprising new trend isn't going to change anytime soon. NPR's Rachel Jones reports.