School Finance at a Crossroads

January 06, 2005 1 min read

States are at a crossroads over how they raise and distribute money for K-12 education, according to Quality Counts 2005: No Small Change, Targeting Money Toward Student Performance, Education Week‘s ninth annual state-by-state report card on public education. Now that they’ve set ambitious performance goals for their students, the report finds, states are under growing pressure to focus education spending more squarely on academic results.

A version of this news article first appeared in the TalkBack blog.