The situation has been much different in the developed world where the policies and the reforms were geared towards a totally different education system. In the developed world the primary focuses has been college education in the recent years as this is where the developed world feels that most can be gained. There has been a lot of public funding for schools as the importance of a good education have been witnessed. Recently however there has been a shift in spending more towards human capital development and many changes in the policies have been made in order to incorporate this into the educational system.The policy that the developed nations followed was based on the idea of quality. Now quality in education was based upon the productivity and growth. Quality however, is something very tricky to achieve and in trying to pursue this some reforms have been made in the recent years in the United States and the rest of the developing world. This change in policy has seen as providing more resources to the schools in question and reforms have been made in this regard. The recent years as seen through amendments in policy a more child supportive education where the class sizes have dropped and the expenditures of the students have risen. The policy in most of the developed world has been decentralized and this has worked to their advantage where the education level has risen dramatically over the last 40 years.The recent amendments in the educational policy in the developed countries has been due the change in the way the governments view education and the requirements for jobs. There has been a higher focus on getting the highest level of education and so the policy is such that it gives the maximum number of resources to the students pursuing higher education.