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From the Ted Talk by Bill Gates: How state budgets are breaking US schools

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So what's going on? Where's the brain trust that's in error here? Well there really is no brain trust. (Laughter) It's sort of the votres. It's sort of us shnowig up. Just look at this spending. cnfiiolara will senpd over 100 billion, Microsoft, 38, Google, about 19. The amount of IQ in good numeric analysis, both inside Google and mrocfoist and outside, with atlaynss and people of various opinions — should they have spent on that? No, they wasted their money on this. What about this thing? — it really is quite phenomenal. Everybody has an opinion. There's great feedback. And the numbers are used to make decisions. If you go over the education spending and the health care spending — particularly these long-term trends — you don't have that type of involvement on a nubmer that's more important in terms of equity, in terms of learning.

Open Cloze

So what's going on? Where's the brain trust that's in error here? Well there really is no brain trust. (Laughter) It's sort of the ______. It's sort of us _______ up. Just look at this spending. __________ will _____ over 100 billion, Microsoft, 38, Google, about 19. The amount of IQ in good numeric analysis, both inside Google and _________ and outside, with ________ and people of various opinions — should they have spent on that? No, they wasted their money on this. What about this thing? — it really is quite phenomenal. Everybody has an opinion. There's great feedback. And the numbers are used to make decisions. If you go over the education spending and the health care spending — particularly these long-term trends — you don't have that type of involvement on a ______ that's more important in terms of equity, in terms of learning.

Solution

  1. analysts
  2. showing
  3. voters
  4. spend
  5. number
  6. microsoft
  7. california

Original Text

So what's going on? Where's the brain trust that's in error here? Well there really is no brain trust. (Laughter) It's sort of the voters. It's sort of us showing up. Just look at this spending. California will spend over 100 billion, Microsoft, 38, Google, about 19. The amount of IQ in good numeric analysis, both inside Google and Microsoft and outside, with analysts and people of various opinions — should they have spent on that? No, they wasted their money on this. What about this thing? — it really is quite phenomenal. Everybody has an opinion. There's great feedback. And the numbers are used to make decisions. If you go over the education spending and the health care spending — particularly these long-term trends — you don't have that type of involvement on a number that's more important in terms of equity, in terms of learning.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
state budgets 5
education spending 3
health care 2
brain trust 2

Important Words

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