A new report finds that K-12 school funding flatlined between 2010 and 2011 (the most recent year for which nationwide data is available) but decreased as a percentage of state GDP.
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February 07, 2014
April 10, 2013
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's move to base school funding on student needs has made some progress in providing more equitable support, a new study finds, but a complicated transition and overall budget cuts mean more than nine out of 10 schools still don't receive appropriate support based on the needs of their students.
June 30, 2010
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that public schools spent $593 billion in 2008.
September 09, 2009
A federal report finds there is just as much—or more—variation in spending among charter school districts as there is among more typical ones.