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Is School Funding Fair? A National Report Card – 5th Edition

The fifth edition of Is School Funding Fair? A National Report Card examines school funding fairness in the midst of a slow economic recovery from the Great Recession. The National Report Card measures the fairness of the school finance systems in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The central purpose of the Report Card is to evaluate the extent to which state systems ensure equality of educational opportunity for all children, regardless of background, family income, where they live, or where they attend school.


Baker, B., Farrie, D., Luhm, T., & Sciarra, D. G. (2016). Is School Funding Fair? A National Report Card (5th Edition). Newark, NJ: Education Law Center. Retrieved from http://www.schoolfundingfairne....