Educational spending is one of the most fiercely debated subjects in the United States, but how much money is actually spent on education and what exactly does it buy?  Below, Certification Map have visualized the amounts spent on education purchases ranging from the very small, like a school lunch ($2.46), all the way up to the largest of the large, like school lunch for an entire state for a year ($677 million).  Scroll down to learn more about how American consumers and their government spend money on education and how these purchases stack up against one another.

Education And Spending

Source: Certification Map