Education Funding There Are Big Funding Gaps Affecting High-Poverty Schools. Can Biden Close Them?
Hurdles lie ahead for a $20 billion bid to create "Title I equity grants" to address long-standing funding inequities.
States From Our Research Center State Grades on School Finance: 2021 Map and Rankings
Examine the grades and scores that states and the nation earned on school finance, along with how they scored on a host of indicators.
Education Funding From Our Research Center Nation Earns a 'C' on School Finance, Reflecting Inconsistency in K-12 Funding and Equity
The Edweek Research Center's latest analysis finds a gulf in many states between per-pupil spending and how that K-12 money goes out.
School & District Management Explainer The Dismal State of School Infrastructure, in Charts
School buildings across the country are in disarray. Here's how it happened and what it would take to fix the problem.
Education Funding Opinion The COVID-19 Stimulus Money Won’t Last Forever. Here’s What's Next for Schools
There are three important first steps for states to start helping schools prepare now, write two policy experts.
Education Funding School Budgets: Why They're Not As Bad As Predicted
Revenue projections are up, but districts aren't out of the woods. Seven questions answered about the evolving landscape for budgets.
Special Education How Will Schools Pay for Compensatory Services for Special Ed. Students?
States’ efforts so far suggest there won’t be enough money to go around for all the learning losses of students with disabilities from COVID-19 school shutdowns.
Education Funding Why This Scholar Says The Last Decade Was One of Public Education's Most Brutal
Law professor Derek Black argues that public schools have yet to recover politically and financially from the last recession.
Law & Courts Why the Pandemic's Recession May Fuel Legal Push for More K-12 Aid
Advocates argue the need is greater than ever and that failure to press school funding lawsuits in this moment would be a missed opportunity.
Student Well-Being Fewer Kids, Less Money: How the Pandemic Puts Districts in a Bind
Enrollment snags, head-count problems, and more home schooling could end up costing districts millions in funding based on the annual tally of how many students actually show up.
Education Funding Four Ways States Could Stave Off K-12 Budget Cuts So Schools Can Reopen
With deficits looming because of the recession, state fiscal leaders will have to balance strategies to put off cuts now against the prospect of deeper cuts down the road.
Education Funding Education Finance Takes Center Stage Amid Fiscal Uncertainty
The latest Quality Counts 2020 installment offers guidance for school leaders who need a clear picture of where they stand on school finance and what they can do to stay afloat during the economic downturn driven by the coronavirus pandemic.
Education Funding From Our Research Center Nation Gets a 'C' on School Finance, Even as Economic Downturn Takes Hold
Wyoming once again takes the top spot in Quality Counts' annual ranking of the states on school finance, while 22 states receive grades between C-minus and D-minus.