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Webinar on Changing Role of Education Finance Leadership

On August 27, at 1:00 pm ET, BSCP Center will host a webinar featuring Edunomics Lab to discuss questions regarding ESSA’s financial transparency reporting. Participants “will learn about the new Supplement-not-Supplant requirement for a district ‘resource allocation methodology’ and explore what conducting ‘resource allocation reviews’...

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Florida Releases School Spending Data

In the Florida Phoenix, Diane Rado reports on the Sunshine State’s release of school-level spending data as required by ESSA. This data, she says, could be “an eye opener,” given the incredible disparity in per-student spending from school to school. For example, “in the Collier...

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CRS on Why ESSA Spending Pilot Has Been “Snubbed”

ESSA’s brand “depends largely on the flexibility it provides states and districts,” writes Andrew Ujifusa in Education Week. But the law was also “designed to provide schools more freedom, in this case for funding systems,” which “has been almost totally ignored.” Now “the Congressional Research...

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Aligning State CTE Plans With ESSA

“A new set of recommendations from several education groups argues that as states prepare their new plans for the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, which will fully kick in for the 2020-21 school year, they should try to align them with ESSA...

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