EdSource highlights both per-student spending figures per year and how much spending rose and fell during a single student's 13 years in a K-12 system.
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July 29, 2015
July 28, 2015
One of the most contentious K-12 spending battles in the nation could be close to a conclusion after over three years of legal and legislative wrangling.
July 20, 2015
The 21 districts, represented by former Mississippi Gov. Ronnie Musgrove, had argued that the state funding formula had deprived them of $240 million over the last six years. They plan to appeal.
July 20, 2015
A lawsuit and two opposing ballot initiatives over school spending in Mississippi promise to create a complicated picture for K-12 spending in the state.
June 26, 2015
After Gov. Sam Brownback approved changing to the state's per-pupil K-12 funding formula to a block-grant funding mechanism, some school districts headed to court to block the law.
June 18, 2015
The formula would provide additional funding for individual students from low-income backgrounds, as well as for students in districts with large concentrations of poverty.
June 16, 2015
Gov. Jay Nixon, who vetoed the legislature's attempt last year to fix the controversial 1993 school transfer law, has until mid-July to act on this year's version.
June 08, 2015
Are prominent school funding advocates satisfied that states are now giving schools robust and well-targeted financial support? Not even close.
May 26, 2015
Several factors must be understood and shared understood, and considered in decision making while advocating for structural changes in the way schools run.
May 20, 2015
The districts and parents argue that state officials have failed to adequately fund schools so that students could meet standards in state-mandated curriculum.