All Data & Tools
We’ve created a variety of trackers and tools to support financial analysis and decision-making. Learn more about these tools via our 30-Minute Webinars, and subscribe to our newsletter for updates on new resources and upcoming events.
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We’re tracking school districts’ ESSER 3 expenditures. Find spending by district or download a state’s data. ESSER 1 and 2 coming soon.
District Budget Decisions
This working document aggregates district choices in response to the economic downturn and budget implications related to cuts or labor impacts.
District Special Ed Allocation
How are some school districts allocating ESSER dollars to support students with learning differences?
State Special Ed Allocation
How are states allocating discretionary relief funds to address unfinished learning for students with disabilities?
Explore the first-ever national dataset to capture year-over-year public K-12 school-by-school spending data for research and comparisons.
Spending v Outcomes by School
Take a deeper dive into the relationship between school spending and student outcomes with these interactive data visualizations.
Staffing & Enrollment Trends
See how the number of staff compares to the number of students in selected states, and how that’s changed over time. Use the template to graph trends for your own state or district.
Learning Loss Calculator
Look up your district to estimate lost learning time in math and reading and the cost to remedy that loss. Includes data for more than 8,000 school districts across the country.
School Spending & Outcomes Snapshot
View and print these data displays to inform conversations on improving equity and student outcomes.
Use this worksheet to assess investments by calculating per-student costs and spelling out desired results, risks involved, and how effectiveness will be measured.
Ed Finance-related Datasets
State Formula Decision Tree
Communication Template For Principals
Based on finance messaging research, principals can use this template to engage their school communities in making the most of federal relief dollars.