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School Funding Is Complicated — So Let’s Do Something About It

One question I repeatedly get asked is, “Why are state school funding formulas so complicated?” My first answer to that question is that we need complex funding formulas to keep…

 

  January 17, 2018

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Is It Time to Stop Funding Schools With Local Property Taxes?

Local Schools, Local Funding Today 44.6 percent of funding for public education in this country comes from local sources with most of this local money coming from property taxes. This…

 

  October 12, 2017

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In Education Funding, Size Does Matter

I’m often asked the question, “When it comes to funding – what is the optimal size of a school district?” Data from the U.S. Census shows that – for the…

 

  August 2, 2017

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