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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.
A sleeper provision in the Every Student Succeeds Act will serve up a motherlode of never-before-available school-level financial data.
How is a school system supposed to improve productivity when so much of what matters can’t be centrally managed and scaled across schools?
Communities rarely embrace tough trade-offs. We need to lean on school boards and superintendents to take their fiduciary responsibilities seriously.
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