"Is School Funding Fair A National Report Card"
Only six states earned an A or B when it came to funding their schools with poorer student populations at higher levels in fiscal 2009, according to a report from the Newark, N.J.-based Education Law Center.
The June report singled out Utah as the state with the biggest commitment to its high-poverty districts, spending $1.59 in high-poverty districts for every $1 spent in the state's least-poor districts.
The report card also suggests that, even taking into account the economic recession at the time, many states were still not maximizing the amount of public dollars available to them to fund education.
Vol. 31, Issue 36, Page 5
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- Executive Director for EdReports
- Koya Leadership Partners, Boston, MA
- Chief Academic Officer
- The Partnership for Inner-City Education, New York, NY
- Supervisor, Secondary Literacy Instruction
- Montgomery County Public Schools, MD
- Assistant Professor of Education: Educational Leadership/Teacher Leadership
- Maryville University, MO
- Plainfield Director of Special Services
- New England School Development Council, Meriden, NH