Education Funding 10 Education Priorities America Could Afford If Everyone Paid All Their Taxes
Universal school meals, school building upgrades, and closing learning gaps each cost less than the annual amount of unpaid federal taxes.
Teaching Profession Interactive The Teacher Tax Deduction Got Bigger. But How Far Does It Go?
Use this interactive to tally up classroom expenses.
Law & Courts After 50 Years, a U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Educational Equity Is Still Debated
In a school finance case from Texas, the justices held that the wealth of districts was not subject to extra constitutional scrutiny.
School & District Management What Happened When One of the First Large School Districts Adopted a Four-Day Week
New research on a large district's adoption of the 4-day week shows drops in home values, teacher retention, and achievement.
Teaching Profession The IRS Increased the Teacher Tax Deduction. Will It Help?
Teachers use the deduction to offset the cost of classroom supplies.
School Choice & Charters Q&A Voucher Programs Gain Strength With Help From the Courts, An Expert Says
A school choice expert explains how recent rulings could prevent future voucher programs from getting blocked by opponents.
Budget & Finance Property Taxes Fuel K-12 Budgets. How Well Does That Work?
A new report explores the role of property taxes in school funding and ways to offset their pinch as inflation rises.
Budget & Finance What It Takes to Stay on Top of Improving School Facilities
Be proactive, especially with winning community support, district leaders advise.
School & District Management Leader To Learn From A Finance Officer Who Anticipates the Worst and Plans for the Best
In the Cleveland district, chief financial officer Derek Richey connects his work directly to what’s happening in classrooms.
School Choice & Charters In Fight Over Millions of Dollars for Charter Schools, a Marijuana Tax May Bring Peace
The Oklahoma State Board of Education voted unanimously to rescind a polarizing lawsuit settlement, pending certain stipulations.
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.
School Choice & Charters Oklahoma Charter Schools Granted Local Tax Revenue in 'Seismic' Settlement
A groundbreaking settlement will fundamentally change the way charter schools are funded in Oklahoma, despite vehement opposition.