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Public School Spending

These States Invest The Least In Their Students

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

When it comes to funding public school students, some parts of the country shell out more dough than others. A new map compiled by research engine ...

NY Spends More Money On Students Than Any Other State

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.24.2013 | New York

The U.S. Census Bureau recently released its latest per-pupil spending report, and for New York, the results were not surprising. In line with data...

How The Recession Changed School Funding

Posted 08.16.2012 | Education

The recession shifted the former balance in education funding, according to a report released yesterday by the U.S. Census Bureau. For the first ti...

Public v. Charter: Who Really Has More Administrative Bloat?

Posted 04.10.2012 | Education

Public schools are often criticized and scrutinized for perceived administrative bloat, tied to concerns that those sitting behind desks in district o...

How Public Colleges And Universities Spend Their Money

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

As budgets shrink and tuitions rise, a recent report from the National Center for Education Statistics shows just how public, private and for-profit i...

Does Money Matter Most? Finding a Silver Lining for Schools in Recessionary Times

W. Norton Grubb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
W. Norton Grubb

Since increased revenues are unlikely, the recession provides an opportunity to rethink the relationship of money to effective school resources, and to develop new approaches.