School Spending

Miami-Dade County Public Schools Bucks the “Staffing Surge” Trend

Lowered expenses, but not at the expense of student achievement

The Education Exchange: Raising Student Achievement with Local Money

Carlos X. Lastra-Anadón, a postdoctoral research fellow at Stanford University and an Assistant Professor at IE University in Madrid, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss their co-authored paper, "Who Benefits from Local Financing of Public Services? A Causal Analysis."

Training School Leaders to Spend Wisely

Many are underprepared for the big job of allocating education dollars

EdStat: The U.S. Federal Government Spends Roughly $26 Billion Annually on Programs and Tax Expenditures to Support the Care and Education of Young Children

But how much are individual households spending to send a child to a center-based program when no one is helping them pay?

EdStat: Only Five of the Country’s 13,600 Districts Have Applied to the Weighted Student Funding Pilot, Part of the Every Student Succeeds Act

Why have only five of the country’s 13,600 districts applied to the weighted student funding pilot, part of the Every Student Succeeds Act?

EdStat: West Virginia Teachers Secured a 5 Percent Pay Raise by Striking

Maybe we need to rethink how teachers’ pay schedules are structured.

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