Edunomics Lab is a Georgetown University research center exploring and modeling complex education finance decisions to inform education policy and practice.

The stakes are only getting higher for pandemic school aid spending, writes Marguerite Roza. Districts need to plan now to manage the fiscal cliff and protect students.

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How have staffing and enrollment changed in your district over the last 10 years? Enter data into our template to create a downloadable custom graph of staffing v. enrollment trends.

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The next two years will be messy ones for district finances. Marguerite Roza suggests keeping an eye on five critical issues in this spring’s budget reporting.

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NEW & UPDATED: Our Expenditure Dashboard now tracks ESSER 1, 2, and 3! Explore federal relief spending by district or download an entire state’s data.

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Edunomics Lab provides timely, relevant and actionable analysis of education finance policy and resource allocation strategy and decisions. Our research and modeling projects are designed to give policymakers and education leaders the evidence-based resources they need to effectively deploy finite resources for the betterment of education.

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K-12 Financial Landscape
State Finance Policy
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