From Governing: The Real Reason Disparities Exist in Education Funding
Almost every state has been sued for not investing enough in education, especially in poorer districts. But localities may be more to blame.
by Mary Ellen McIntire
What's the right amount to spend on schools to get the best outcomes?
The average spending per student in school districts around the country decreased in 2011 -- the latest year that data is available -- and began years of declining expenditures, according to an April report on K-12 funding by State Policy Reports.