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ESSER is fueling one-size-fits-all strategies. Let’s use data to deliver more targeted efforts.

2022-07-01T21:52:11+00:00

The pandemic left schools with mammoth challenges. Using data to zero in on problem hotspots makes tackling them much more manageable. That should happen now, write Marguerite Roza and Ellie Roza, while federal relief money is still on the table.


ESSER is fueling one-size-fits-all strategies. Let’s use data to deliver more targeted efforts.2022-07-01T21:52:11+00:00

30-Min Webinar: How can districts measure learning loss recovery costs?

2022-06-28T20:13:09+00:00

In this webinar we share “The Calculator,” a new tool that estimates lost learning time in more than 8,000 school districts and how much a district would need to invest to get students back on track.


30-Min Webinar: How can districts measure learning loss recovery costs?2022-06-28T20:13:09+00:00

New Learning Loss Calculator Estimates COVID Slide, Costs of Catching Kids Up, in 8,000 School Districts

2022-06-28T21:29:20+00:00

The Edunomics Lab team used the results from new research to build a calculator tool that estimates lost learning time in more than 8,000 school districts and what it will cost to get students back on track. In this commentary published by The 74, the authors urge district leaders to take stock of where their students are, and invest federal relief dollars now in ways that work for students.


New Learning Loss Calculator Estimates COVID Slide, Costs of Catching Kids Up, in 8,000 School Districts2022-06-28T21:29:20+00:00

What Are Districts Using Their Federal Relief Money for? How Fast Are They Spending It? How Much Is Left? New Interactive Database Has Answers

2022-06-28T21:16:00+00:00

Because Congress directed federal relief funds to flow through states, districts file for reimbursement as the funds go out the door. In an analysis published by The 74, the Edunomics Lab team shares early results of tracking the actual spending data, district by district.


What Are Districts Using Their Federal Relief Money for? How Fast Are They Spending It? How Much Is Left? New Interactive Database Has Answers2022-06-28T21:16:00+00:00

Inflation Will Put Districts in a Pickle

2022-04-25T19:08:44+00:00

With contract negotiations pending and federal relief funds complicating the labor market, how can school districts respond to rising inflation pressures? In this Education Next commentary, Marguerite Roza suggests options to help mitigate long-term fiscal impacts.


Inflation Will Put Districts in a Pickle2022-04-25T19:08:44+00:00

ESSER Spending: Connecting Investments and Outcomes

2022-04-12T16:52:33+00:00

In this National Comprehensive Center webinar, Edunomics Lab shared an “investment tool” to help SEAs and LEAs assess their ESSER III investments and finalize spending plans to do the most for students.


ESSER Spending: Connecting Investments and Outcomes2022-04-12T16:52:33+00:00

Responding to a Tight Teacher Labor Market

2022-04-18T20:12:21+00:00

In this article in School Business Affairs Magazine, the authors outline the types of innovative compensation strategies some districts are using to attract and retain talent in response to a tight labor market.


Responding to a Tight Teacher Labor Market2022-04-18T20:12:21+00:00

A year ago, school districts got a windfall of pandemic aid. How’s that going?

2022-04-01T23:29:58+00:00

In this Brookings Chalkboard blog, Marguerite Roza and Katherine Silberstein look at the magnitude of federal relief fund spending and conclude that districts need to up the pace at which money goes out the door each month.


A year ago, school districts got a windfall of pandemic aid. How’s that going?2022-04-01T23:29:58+00:00

Talking about ESSER: Ways to Build Community Trust and Keep the Focus on Results for Students

2022-02-22T23:01:59+00:00

Laura Anderson and Marguerite Roza map six ways district leaders can communicate about and help make the most of their ESSER investments.


Talking about ESSER: Ways to Build Community Trust and Keep the Focus on Results for Students2022-02-22T23:01:59+00:00

Marguerite Roza discusses how school districts should use federal COVID-19 relief funds to improve student outcomes

2022-04-25T19:12:19+00:00

In an interview with Jude Schwalbach at Reason Foundation, Marguerite Roza urges leaders to stay laser-focused on the federal relief funds’ true purpose: ameliorating learning loss and getting kids back on track.


Marguerite Roza discusses how school districts should use federal COVID-19 relief funds to improve student outcomes2022-04-25T19:12:19+00:00

Punishment for Making Hard Choices in a Crisis: Federal Prison

2022-02-09T00:22:17+00:00

In this Education Next commentary, Marguerite Roza explains why every education leader should care about what happened to Julia Keleher.


Punishment for Making Hard Choices in a Crisis: Federal Prison2022-02-09T00:22:17+00:00

Setting Student Progress as a North Star Would Be a Game Changer

2022-02-09T00:02:39+00:00

Shifting the focus from what districts are purchasing with ESSER funds to what progress students are making would be a game changer, writes Marguerite Roza in The 74.


Setting Student Progress as a North Star Would Be a Game Changer2022-02-09T00:02:39+00:00

There Is No ‘Big Quit’ in K-12 Education. But Schools Have Specific Labor Challenges That Need Targeted Solutions

2022-01-24T23:14:04+00:00

There is no 'Big Quit' in K-12 education. But schools have specific labor challenges that need targeted solutions, writes Chad Aldeman in The 74.


There Is No ‘Big Quit’ in K-12 Education. But Schools Have Specific Labor Challenges That Need Targeted Solutions2022-01-24T23:14:04+00:00

Focus On Student Outcomes, Not How Federal Funds Are Spent

2022-01-24T23:06:21+00:00

Congress attached few strings to federal relief funds and will have to trust school districts to spend the money wisely. Chad Aldeman writes in Forbes that the Feds could now help clarify what the money was for by focusing on the student outcomes that matter most.


Focus On Student Outcomes, Not How Federal Funds Are Spent2022-01-24T23:06:21+00:00

How COVID-19 Ushered in a Wave of Promising Teacher Pay Reforms

2021-12-14T00:13:26+00:00

This brief outlines the types of teacher pay innovations popping up in the midst of the pandemic, explains why they matter, and highlights some of the districts trying them. It remains to be seen whether some of these innovations may live on beyond the pandemic if district leaders find them effective.


How COVID-19 Ushered in a Wave of Promising Teacher Pay Reforms2021-12-14T00:13:26+00:00

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Spending COVID-Relief Funds

2021-12-09T23:37:50+00:00

With $190 billion in federal relief funds going to schools, Marguerite Roza shares likely spending mistakes districts will make and some prescriptions for how to prevent them.


5 Mistakes to Avoid When Spending COVID-Relief Funds2021-12-09T23:37:50+00:00

An Idea For This Moment: Districts Can Pay Families To Help Get Students And Schools Back On Track

2022-08-08T20:43:31+00:00

Sharing a portion of federal relief funds with families offers school districts a chance to re-engage students and parents and sends a message that they are valued partners in solving problems that directly affect them, writes Marguerite Roza in Forbes.


An Idea For This Moment: Districts Can Pay Families To Help Get Students And Schools Back On Track2022-08-08T20:43:31+00:00

The scarcity mindset that plagues education news

2021-11-19T23:50:58+00:00

Education finance is a messy topic for journalists, and this last year has made it especially hard to neatly summarize the issues. Chad Aldeman cautions that reporters who focus exclusively on questions of scarcity may perpetuate a false narrative and miss the biggest education finance story of the last decade: How are district leaders spending their new financial windfalls, and what effect is it having on students?


The scarcity mindset that plagues education news2021-11-19T23:50:58+00:00

Decrease in Student Enrollment: Forcing Tough Decisions

2021-12-03T19:08:53+00:00

While the infusion of federal relief aid has temporarily protected most school districts from the fiscal impact of enrollment losses, this article in School Business Affairs magazine highlights why it's important to proactively plan now for how to maintain services once those supplemental funds are gone.


Decrease in Student Enrollment: Forcing Tough Decisions2021-12-03T19:08:53+00:00

Fewer students are attending public schools. What does that mean for the future of school district finances?

2021-11-03T20:04:45+00:00

This analysis compares the amount of money school districts will receive from the two largest federal COVID relief packages (ESSER II and III) versus their projected budgetary declines due to enrollment losses.


Fewer students are attending public schools. What does that mean for the future of school district finances?2021-11-03T20:04:45+00:00

There’s a fiscal cliff coming, and some districts appear hell-bent on making it worse

2021-11-03T20:09:29+00:00

Districts are right to worry about a fiscal cliff when federal relief aid runs out, cautions Marguerite Roza, but leaders have options beyond handwringing.


There’s a fiscal cliff coming, and some districts appear hell-bent on making it worse2021-11-03T20:09:29+00:00

From Paying Parents to Transport Their Kids to School to Calling Out the National Guard — Innovating in the Face of a Bus Driver Shortage

2021-11-03T20:10:18+00:00

How districts react to unusual labor challenges like the bus driver shortage may tell us whether they can adapt to meet the moment and which, if any, will consider adopting innovations common in industries outside of education.


From Paying Parents to Transport Their Kids to School to Calling Out the National Guard — Innovating in the Face of a Bus Driver Shortage2021-11-03T20:10:18+00:00

Districts Like San Diego Could Be Locking Themselves Into Painful Cuts Down the Road

2021-11-03T20:11:05+00:00

Rather than making long-term commitments that can lead to financial stress down the road, Chad Aldeman suggests there are other ways for districts to both raise pay and build capacity.


Districts Like San Diego Could Be Locking Themselves Into Painful Cuts Down the Road2021-11-03T20:11:05+00:00

What will MoEquity mean for district budgets?

2021-11-22T20:08:35+00:00

In this webinar Marguerite Roza and Chad Aldeman discuss the new guidance for the maintenance of equity provision and what it would mean for districts faced with implementing it.


What will MoEquity mean for district budgets?2021-11-22T20:08:35+00:00

Wise Spending of Your Federal Relief Funds

2021-08-03T20:37:02+00:00

As school districts decide how to spend their flexible federal relief funding, Marguerite Roza and Chad Aldeman offer five key questions to help ensure they make the most of it for students.


Wise Spending of Your Federal Relief Funds2021-08-03T20:37:02+00:00

5 Ways Principals Can Make Federal Relief Money Matter More For Their Students

2022-02-22T23:05:36+00:00

Marguerite Roza and Laura Anderson map five ways principals can help make the most of the American Rescue Plan dollars, in a blog published by the National Association of Elementary School Principals.


5 Ways Principals Can Make Federal Relief Money Matter More For Their Students2022-02-22T23:05:36+00:00

Communication Template for Principals on Use of Federal Relief Funds

2021-09-10T18:36:41+00:00

Based on messaging research on how district staff, principals, teachers, and parents engage with and react to information about school finance, this template will help principals engage their community in a way that cultivates trust and helps make the most of the federal relief dollars.  


Communication Template for Principals on Use of Federal Relief Funds2021-09-10T18:36:41+00:00

Will the American Rescue Plan’s ‘Meaningful Consultation’ Requirement Usher in Community Participation in School Budgets?

2021-07-26T20:22:40+00:00

In Forbes, Marguerite Roza writes that the federal requirement for “meaningful consultation” on the use of ARP funds sounds like a call for participatory budgeting, and wonders whether it could prompt a new level of civic engagement in school spending.


Will the American Rescue Plan’s ‘Meaningful Consultation’ Requirement Usher in Community Participation in School Budgets?2021-07-26T20:22:40+00:00

Congress Provided Billions To Schools. Will Districts Spend It Creatively?

2021-07-21T18:30:39+00:00

In this Forbes commentary, Chad Aldeman explains how the American Recovery Plan differs from past federal relief efforts for schools, and what that means for state and district leaders looking to make these one-time dollars count.


Congress Provided Billions To Schools. Will Districts Spend It Creatively?2021-07-21T18:30:39+00:00

Smart ways to cover the coming ‘year of ed finance’

2021-06-28T20:54:52+00:00

Marguerite Roza offers six tips for reporters on covering how school districts choose to spend $122 billion in flexible American Rescue Plan funds, the biggest onetime federal payout to schools ever.


Smart ways to cover the coming ‘year of ed finance’2021-06-28T20:54:52+00:00

Early Analysis of State ARP Plans

2021-09-01T19:04:26+00:00

Using a financial lens, the Edunomics Lab team offers an early analysis of state education agency plans for using ARP funds.


Early Analysis of State ARP Plans2021-09-01T19:04:26+00:00

Let Schools, Not District Offices, Decide How to Spend Some Federal Aid

2021-09-10T18:39:32+00:00

In this Education Next commentary, Marguerite Roza and Jessica Swanson suggest that districts give a portion of federal relief dollars directly to schools to decide how best to spend on behalf of their students.


Let Schools, Not District Offices, Decide How to Spend Some Federal Aid2021-09-10T18:39:32+00:00

Teacher Dissatisfaction May Be High, But So Are Retention Rates

2021-06-11T22:09:35+00:00

Across Washington state, public schools retained a higher percentage of teachers last year than they do in normal years. That's important information for school district leaders as they decide how to spend the windfall of federal relief funds headed their way.


Teacher Dissatisfaction May Be High, But So Are Retention Rates2021-06-11T22:09:35+00:00

Billions of Federal Funds Are Coming to Schools. How Should They Spend Them?

2021-05-25T20:58:55+00:00

Adding staff has been the main “big bet” in public education for decades. With new federal relief aid heading to schools, will district leaders meet the moment with new and different ideas for what students need now?


Billions of Federal Funds Are Coming to Schools. How Should They Spend Them?2021-05-25T20:58:55+00:00

By Paying Stipends to Schools’ Teaching Staff, Districts Can Add Learning Time Without Breaking the Bank

2021-05-03T21:57:08+00:00

In this commentary at The 74, Chad Aldeman shows how offering current teachers stipends to take on more hours could provide students with additional learning time without locking districts into long-term financial obligations.


By Paying Stipends to Schools’ Teaching Staff, Districts Can Add Learning Time Without Breaking the Bank2021-05-03T21:57:08+00:00

Best- and worst-case scenarios for how school stimulus dollars will be spent

2021-04-13T00:19:41+00:00

Will an unprecedented federal infusion of money lead to an unprecedented recovery effort? In this Thomas B. Fordham Institute blog, Chad Aldeman considers the range of possibilities.


Best- and worst-case scenarios for how school stimulus dollars will be spent2021-04-13T00:19:41+00:00

With federal relief dollars on the way, districts face big decisions

2021-04-13T00:21:17+00:00

In this Education Next commentary, Marguerite Roza and Chad Aldeman suggest that it's a good time for leaders to employ the classic "would you rather" test to help explore spending tradeoffs and think through the cost and value of competing investments. 


With federal relief dollars on the way, districts face big decisions2021-04-13T00:21:17+00:00

30-Min Webinar: Teacher Labor Market Trends and What They Mean For District Budgets

2022-02-08T21:36:24+00:00

In this webinar, we share what we're learning from the data on teacher turnover and discuss how the current fiscal conditions should inform staffing and salaries as districts navigate budget and hiring season.


30-Min Webinar: Teacher Labor Market Trends and What They Mean For District Budgets2022-02-08T21:36:24+00:00

Remote or in Person? Underspending or Running Deficits? What School Reopening Decisions Mean for District Budgets

2021-03-22T22:04:48+00:00

An Edunomics Lab analysis finds that while many districts are struggling financially, those that have remained mostly or entirely virtual have actually been able to save money. Some are even on pace to run surpluses this year.


Remote or in Person? Underspending or Running Deficits? What School Reopening Decisions Mean for District Budgets2021-03-22T22:04:48+00:00

30-Min Webinar: Open Or Remote? What It Means For School District Budgets

2022-02-08T22:08:14+00:00

In this webinar we explore how district spending varies depending on whether schools are remote or in-person (is the financial focus on remediation? or on reopening?), and look at what new federal relief dollars could mean for district finances.


30-Min Webinar: Open Or Remote? What It Means For School District Budgets2022-02-08T22:08:14+00:00

During the pandemic, lost education jobs aren’t what they seem

2021-03-02T21:50:15+00:00

In this Brookings Chalkboard blog, Chad Aldeman digs into BLS data to find that recent public education job losses stem from a slowdown in hiring, not layoffs or a surge in worker turnover.


During the pandemic, lost education jobs aren’t what they seem2021-03-02T21:50:15+00:00

Lessons from Spanish Flu — Babies Born in 1919 Had Worse Educational, Life Outcomes Than Those Born Just Before or After. Could That Happen With COVID-19?

2021-03-22T22:55:57+00:00

Chad Aldeman shares an analysis of the life trajectories of babies born during the Spanish Flu, and possible implications for the economic impacts of COVID-19.


Lessons from Spanish Flu — Babies Born in 1919 Had Worse Educational, Life Outcomes Than Those Born Just Before or After. Could That Happen With COVID-19?2021-03-22T22:55:57+00:00

30-Min Webinar: Impacts of Enrollment Shifts and Learning Loss on District Finances

2022-02-08T23:08:48+00:00

In this webinar we look at the implications of enrollment losses and state revenue declines for school district budget decisions, including hold harmless policies that protect districts from losing state funds. We also consider different district investment options to address learning loss with new federal funds.


30-Min Webinar: Impacts of Enrollment Shifts and Learning Loss on District Finances2022-02-08T23:08:48+00:00

30-Min Webinar: The New Federal Aid Package

2022-02-08T23:42:00+00:00

In this webinar we answer early questions about the new federal relief funds for education and share the latest financial updates and what they mean for state and district leaders in the coming months. 


30-Min Webinar: The New Federal Aid Package2022-02-08T23:42:00+00:00

Financial Leadership: Meeting This Moment

2020-12-09T20:41:31+00:00

This article in School Business Affairs magazine illuminates the critical need to develop district leaders' strategic finance skills.


Financial Leadership: Meeting This Moment2020-12-09T20:41:31+00:00

How Federal Education Aid Can Tackle The K-Shaped Learning Recovery: Let’s start with $3000 Per Disengaged Student.

2020-12-07T23:45:24+00:00

In this op-ed, Marguerite Roza proposes a separate, flexible sum targeted at helping students for whom pandemic schooling isn't working.


How Federal Education Aid Can Tackle The K-Shaped Learning Recovery: Let’s start with $3000 Per Disengaged Student.2020-12-07T23:45:24+00:00

Use caution, district leaders: Even in a pandemic, there’s no immunity from financial missteps

2021-03-09T01:18:23+00:00

In this Thomas B. Fordham Institute article, Marguerite Roza warns that district leaders may be at a higher risk for accusations of financial missteps.


Use caution, district leaders: Even in a pandemic, there’s no immunity from financial missteps2021-03-09T01:18:23+00:00

When it Comes to School Funds, Hold-Harmless Provisions Aren’t “Harmless”

2020-11-24T01:05:13+00:00

In this Education Next article, Marguerite Roza and Hannah Jarmolowski share how state leaders can address budget shortfalls without making disproportionate cuts to high-poverty districts.


When it Comes to School Funds, Hold-Harmless Provisions Aren’t “Harmless”2020-11-24T01:05:13+00:00

Analysis: Pandemic-Fueled Financial Turbulence Is Hitting School Districts Across the Country. Here’s What to Watch for

2020-08-20T22:05:19+00:00

In this analysis, Marguerite Roza and Katie Silberstein discuss how districts across the country have been making budget decisions in the midst of the pandemic and evolving reopening scenarios.


Analysis: Pandemic-Fueled Financial Turbulence Is Hitting School Districts Across the Country. Here’s What to Watch for2020-08-20T22:05:19+00:00

30-Min Webinar: Updated Financials, and State and District Responses

2022-02-08T23:24:39+00:00

As shortfalls in state budgets take shape, the financial outlook for public education is changing rapidly. In this webinar we share the latest implications for district finances and staffing, and a round-up of how states and districts across the country are responding.


30-Min Webinar: Updated Financials, and State and District Responses2022-02-08T23:24:39+00:00

The financial landscape and what it means for public education

2022-07-26T23:02:44+00:00

In this series of 30-minute webinars, Marguerite Roza shares what we are learning as the financial outlook for public education evolves and implications for states and districts as they make financial plans for the coming weeks and year.


The financial landscape and what it means for public education2022-07-26T23:02:44+00:00

Straight Talk In Financially Uncertain Times: How District Leaders Can Communicate About The Messy Financial Landscape Coming Their Way

2022-01-24T21:23:40+00:00

In this guest blog post, Laura Anderson and Marguerite Roza share how district leaders can best communicate financial decisions to their staff and communities in order to build trust.


Straight Talk In Financially Uncertain Times: How District Leaders Can Communicate About The Messy Financial Landscape Coming Their Way2022-01-24T21:23:40+00:00

How Lawmakers Can Raise Teacher Pay Without Decimating Pension Funds

2020-12-02T19:49:35+00:00

In this op-ed, Marguerite Roza analyzes how making any near-term teacher raises non-pensionable could impact state governments and K-12 teachers and students.


How Lawmakers Can Raise Teacher Pay Without Decimating Pension Funds2020-12-02T19:49:35+00:00

Waiting for Congress to Bail Out Schools Is a Risky Game of Chicken. Time for Districts to Come Up With Plan B — and for States to Help

2020-08-03T20:22:19+00:00

In this commentary published by The 74, Marguerite Roza worries that a $200 billion ask for a federal bailout for schools seems to be an incomplete strategy, and argues that districts need to work now on the cost side of the equation as well.


Waiting for Congress to Bail Out Schools Is a Risky Game of Chicken. Time for Districts to Come Up With Plan B — and for States to Help2020-08-03T20:22:19+00:00

Webinar: Financial Turmoil for Public Education: Projections, stimulus, and what superintendents and principals can expect

2020-05-18T17:31:52+00:00

Webinar with the National Association of Elementary School Principals and AASA, The School Superintendents Association, on what the financial turmoil will mean for public education and what superintendents and principals should expect.


Webinar: Financial Turmoil for Public Education: Projections, stimulus, and what superintendents and principals can expect2020-05-18T17:31:52+00:00

How the coronavirus shutdown will affect school district revenues

2020-08-03T20:24:57+00:00

In this Brookings Chalkboard blog, Marguerite Roza discusses what a larger state role in education funding means for districts during an economic downturn.


How the coronavirus shutdown will affect school district revenues2020-08-03T20:24:57+00:00

30-Min Webinar: Projections, Stimulus, and Typical District Actions

2022-02-08T23:28:28+00:00

What will the financial turmoil will mean for public education? In this webinar we share what we are learning about the economic outlook, CARES Act, other stimulus efforts, and what states and districts might consider as they make financial plans for the coming weeks and year.


30-Min Webinar: Projections, Stimulus, and Typical District Actions2022-02-08T23:28:28+00:00

30-Min Webinar: What Will the Financial Turmoil Mean for Public Education?

2022-02-08T23:36:40+00:00

In response to numerous inquiries on how school systems will be affected by the economic turmoil, this short interactive webinar shares what we are learning about the financial outlook, and what states and districts might consider as they make financial plans for the coming weeks and year.


30-Min Webinar: What Will the Financial Turmoil Mean for Public Education?2022-02-08T23:36:40+00:00

Dear districts: These are the glory days. Are you ready for tomorrow’s financial pain?

2020-08-03T21:45:02+00:00

In this commentary, Marguerite Roza writes that districts have a chance to strategically prepare for the inevitable economic downturn by reducing recurring costs and resisting more hiring; shifting budget choices to schools, allowing them to protect what matters most; and building trust around money and engaging community in tradeoffs.


Dear districts: These are the glory days. Are you ready for tomorrow’s financial pain?2020-08-03T21:45:02+00:00

What Happens to Teacher Salaries During a Recession?

2020-04-17T02:41:17+00:00

This study uses data from Seattle Public Schools to explore actual salary changes amidst rapid changes in economic context and the effect of the recession on teacher pay.


What Happens to Teacher Salaries During a Recession?2020-04-17T02:41:17+00:00

The Disproportionate Impact of Seniority-Based Layoffs on Poor, Minority Students

2020-04-17T02:55:03+00:00

A study of California's 15 largest districts indicates that "last in, first out" policies disproportionately affect the programs and students in their poorer and more minority schools than in their wealthier, less minority counterparts.


The Disproportionate Impact of Seniority-Based Layoffs on Poor, Minority Students2020-04-17T02:55:03+00:00

K–12 Job Trends Amidst Stimulus Funds: Early Findings

2020-04-17T02:55:41+00:00

This brief explores trends in K–12 education jobs—those funded through the stimulus and by other means—to answer the question of what role ARRA played in overall education employment.


K–12 Job Trends Amidst Stimulus Funds: Early Findings2020-04-17T02:55:41+00:00

Beyond Teacher Reassignments: Better Ways Districts Can Remedy Salary Inequities Across Schools

2020-04-17T02:56:50+00:00

This brief demonstrates how, contrary to common worry, closing Title I's "comparability provision" loophole would not force districts to mandatorily reassign teachers.


Beyond Teacher Reassignments: Better Ways Districts Can Remedy Salary Inequities Across Schools2020-04-17T02:56:50+00:00

Have States Disproportionately Cut Education Budgets During ARRA? Early Findings

2020-04-28T21:17:08+00:00

This analysis explores how state education spending has changed or will change given the application of the State Fiscal Stabilization Fund, a policy intended to stabilize state budgets and avert cuts to education.


Have States Disproportionately Cut Education Budgets During ARRA? Early Findings2020-04-28T21:17:08+00:00

Seniority-Based Layoffs Will Exacerbate Job Loss in Public Education

2020-04-17T02:59:06+00:00

This brief details why K-12 school districts that lay off personnel according to seniority cause disproportionate damage to their programs and students than if layoffs were determined on a seniority-neutral basis.


Seniority-Based Layoffs Will Exacerbate Job Loss in Public Education2020-04-17T02:59:06+00:00