State-by-State Funding Breakdown

State-by-State Funding Breakdown

August 6, 2019

Andrew Ujifusa reports on how ESSA has “brought a new focus to school funding and how it works, including a new federal requirement for states to report how much individual schools receive per pupil.” However, the different ways states are approaching providing schools with this support—and how they approach “special student populations—can and do diverge significantly. This is an “easy takeaway” from a new Education Commission of the States study on K-12 funding in all 50 states, DC, and Puerto Rico.