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The School Finance Redesign Project: A Synthesis of Project Work to Date

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Public schools in the United States should become more focused on continually improving student performance, and all money spent on education should reflect that goal, concludes a report by researchers from the School Finance Redesign Project, a nonprofit organization based at the University of Washington in Seattle that focuses on influencing school finance policy.

The reportRequires Adobe Acrobat Reader—a preliminary summary of findings from the four-year project on public school finance—is made up of interviews with educators and policymakers in North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and Washington state, and a review of the existing financial and legal frameworks in each of those states.

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Vol. 27, Issue 23, Page 5

Published in Print: February 13, 2008, as School Finance
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