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School Funding

SCHOOL FUNDING LITIGATION FROM COAST TO COAST

Published on: March 23, 2018

School funding lawsuits challenging inadequate education resources, outcomes and opportunities, especially for at-risk students, continue in state trial, appellate and supreme courts across the country.

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MOST SCHOOLS FUNDED FAR BELOW WHAT’S NEEDED TO ACHIEVE AVERAGE OUTCOMES

Published on: March 19, 2018

A new report shows that most U.S. states fund their public schools at a level far below what is necessary for students in high-poverty districts to achieve at even average levels in English and math.

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MOST STATES SHORTCHANGE PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS DESPITE GROWING EVIDENCE THAT MONEY MATTERS

Published on: February 21, 2018

The 7th edition of ELC's Is School Funding Fair? A National Report Card again shows public school funding in most states is unfair and inequitable.

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PRESIDENT TRUMP'S PROPOSED EDUCATION BUDGET: THE IMPACT ON NEW JERSEY

Published on: June 6, 2017

This is how the proposed budget, which would cut essential programs that support preschoolers, at-risk students and teachers, would affect NJ's public schools.

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ELC RELEASES 2017 LIST OF NATION’S MOST FISCALLY DISADVANTAGED SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Published on: February 21, 2017

ELC has released the 2017 list of the most financially strapped public school districts in the nation. Over 1.5 million children are educated in these 47 districts in 20 states, with every region of the country represented.

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SCHOOL FUNDING LITIGATIONS HOT TOPIC IN STATE COURTS

Published on: August 24, 2015

School funding litigations seeking better educational opportunities for underserved students continue in state trial courts and supreme courts across the country.

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NATIONAL REPORT CARD SHINES NEW LIGHT ON WHY FAIR SCHOOL FUNDING MATTERS

Published on: July 14, 2015

This year’s "National Report Card: Is School Funding Fair" resonated with journalists, editorial writers, commentators and radio hosts across the country.

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FAIR FUNDING AND ITS EFFECTIVE USE

Published on: June 17, 2015

Education Policy Analysis Archive recently published "Resource Accountability: Enforcing State Responsbilities for Sufficient and Equitable Resources Used Effectively to Provide All Students a Quality Education" by ELC's David Sciarra and Molly Hunter.

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