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Key Issue: Funding

Funding dictates what is possible in policy. Without adequate education funding, it is not possible to implement innovative ideas, create new policies or strengthen existing ones. Our work at Education…

 

  November 23, 2019

  Key Issue

  Early Education (P-3), K-12, Postsecondary

  Nationwide

  Finance

50-State Comparison: K-12 and Special Education Funding

Across all 50 states, there are different ways in which states allocate K-12 and special education funding to districts. Education Commission of the States has collected information on states’ primary…

 

  October 13, 2021

  50-State Comparison

  K-12

  Nationwide

  Finance

50-State Comparison: Postsecondary Education Funding

What do state policies say about how to fund postsecondary education? This 50-State Comparison answers this question by searching state statutes, state rules and regulations, enacted state budget bills and…

 

  July 15, 2020

  50-State Comparison

  Postsecondary

  Nationwide

  Finance

Do We Really Need to Fund Gifted Programs?

The goal of a high-quality P-12 education system is to allow every student to excel in either the workforce or a postsecondary environment. State school funding formulas recognize the need…

 

  May 19, 2016

  Blog Post

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Do We Spend Too Much on Special Education?

I was recently asked this question while presenting at Education Commission of the States’ National Forum in Washington, D.C., and my response surprised most of the meeting attendees.

 

  July 27, 2016

  Blog Post

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