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Recently Released Publications


  • The Equity Problem in Teacher Pensions

    This new paper by Marguerite Roza shows how high-minority schools receive fewer dollars in pension wealth than low-minority schools within the same district, and makes the case for including this metric in policy discussions about equitable distribution of resources across schools.

  • Breaking Tradition: A fixed-dollar pay raise strategy that benefits teachers and school districts

    In this analysis Marguerite Roza looks at the way school systems dole out cost-of-living raises as across-the-board fixed percentage of salary and model the advantages of moving to an across-the-board fixed-dollar raise for teachers and school systems alike.

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Recent Articles & Activities




        • February 9 Edunomics Lab and Building State Capacity and Productivity Center will co-host with Council for Chief State School Officers a one day workshop for SEA and LEA teams working to meet the financial transparency reporting requirement in ESSA.  For more information email
        • The fourth annual McCourt School of Public Policy LEAD (Leadership. Evidence. Analysis. Debate.) Conference, A New Era in School Finance: Leveraging dollars to do the most for students in the new ESSA education climate, was attended by more than 150 school leaders, education policy makers, advocates and researchers.