Funding Systems 
Starting Places for Discussion Groups
Articles of Interest:

Trump and DeVos Continue to Undermine Public Education with Their Proposed Fiscal Year 2019 Budget  Also, please click here.

The 10 Biggest Cuts to the Education Budget

Congress is duty-bound (and/or the Fourteenth Amendment obligates Congress) to ensure that States are addressing State disparities by serving as the ultimate guarantor of educational opportunity

What do you know about ESSA implementation & transparency in school funding? 

Funding Transparency Under ESSA

States Sue Over School Funding

A Punishing Decade for School Funding (Refer to Page Five) 

Constitutional Obligations for Public Education
Note --- If your state constitution still embraces racism contact your state education leaders or elected officials to discuss this concern.  Racism, segregation, social exclusion, inequities, etc., of course, do not represent the U.S. value system. (Refer to the News page for the  CT school funding decision that is now being appealed) .  

Will Maryland Meet Its State Funding Deadline?

Is your LEA publishing its methodology for allocating State and local funds, etc.? (Refer to page four.) 

  Funding Education & State Legislatures 
Cheating Our Future: How Decades of Disinvestment by States Jeopardizes Equal
Educational Opportunity
Is School Funding Fair: A National Report Card
State Funding Lessons Learned: How to dig deeper
Federal Loophole Enables Lower Spending on Students of Color
Fiscal Impact of School Vouchers and Scholarship Tax Credits

District administrators balk at calculating how much each school spends per student
The NY Campaign for Fiscal Equity 
Title One Formula Fairness for Rural Schools
Educational Equity, Adequacy, and Equal Opportunity in the Commonwealth:  An Evaluation of Pennsylvania's School Finance System
The right to a sound basic education: A primer on the NY "small cities" case 
Metro DC School Spending Explorer
Related Materials

Strategies to Make Title One More Efficient and Fair

School Finance Reform, the Distribution of School Spending, and the Distribution of SAT Scores

The Impact of Court-Mandated School Finance Reform

School Level Expenditure Report (Civil Rights 2016)

ESSA requirement for in-depth K12 spending reports looms
Evidence of the Effect of the Title One Comparability Loophole
The Potential Impact of Revising the Title One Comparability Loophole
Title One Misappropriations  Jacksonville, Birmingham, Baltimore, etc.