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New Commission to Investigate School Finance Equity

By Christina A. Samuels — February 22, 2011 1 min read
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Twenty-eight advocates, researchers, corporate leaders, and lawyers have been asked to serve on a U.S. Department of Education commission that will examine the impact of school finance on educational opportunity. The panels members include Michael Casserly, the executive director of the Council of the Great City Schools; Stanford University education experts Linda Darling-Hammond and Eric Hanushek; and Randi Weingarten, the president of the American Federation of Teachers.

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A version of this article appeared in the February 23, 2011 edition of Education Week as New Commission to Investigate School Finance Equity

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