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An expansive interpretation could have unintended consequences
New Federal Money is Coming to Schools. There Are Other Options for Spending it Than Hiring Lots More Staff.
Try tutoring, time, technology, or other new ideas instead.
Pushing dollars directly to individual schools would increase transparency, public engagement
Reduce class sizes, lengthen the school year, provide tutoring—or let principals decide?
Funding crunch is a chance to revise, remove arcane, inequitable grandfather clauses
Opportunities ahead for education leaders
Just like the years leading up to 2008, the last few years have yielded stronger growth in funds for schooling. And just like in 2008, there are signs of trouble ahead.
ESSA gives school districts the opportunity to change the way they leverage federal dollars to support disadvantaged students.
Completion-based funding policies could be an easy sell to state lawmakers, but they’re a short-sighted, and ultimately self-defeating, approach.
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