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Resource Allocation Reviews – Part 2!


Six months after reviewing this policy with FiTWiG, we revisited the topic of resource allocation reviews within ESSA to remind the group of the connection between that ESSA policy and the financial transparency reporting requirement. Presentation Slides Video

Resource Allocation Reviews – Part 2!2021-08-31T21:00:30+00:00

7 Equity Analyses Districts Can Do (to prepare for school level financial transparency)


Greater resource equity is probably the most talked-about use of school level financial data. In this webinar, we explore seven kinds of analyses districts can do right now to examine whether resources are allocated equitably within districts, and if not, what might be causing the inequity. Presentation Slides Video

7 Equity Analyses Districts Can Do (to prepare for school level financial transparency)2020-01-08T00:13:00+00:00

Resource Allocation Reviews


ESSA includes a few requirements related to resource allocation, and this meeting explored the requirement on the SEAs to review resource allocation in districts that serve significant numbers of schools identified as needing improvement. The webinar lays out a framework for states to use to begin planning these reviews. Presentation Slides Video

Resource Allocation Reviews2021-08-31T21:00:52+00:00

Spotlight on Equity


Ary Amerikaner from the Education Trust (and formerly of the Obama administration) shared how advocacy groups plan to use the per-pupil expenditure data to advance equity agendas in the coming years. Presentation slides Video

Spotlight on Equity2019-01-15T17:17:55+00:00

Equity Analyses


It’s widely assumed that the FT requirement will create greater awareness around equity patterns within school districts. In this webinar, we explore the various ways in which states can think about their role in conducting, or preparing districts to conduct, these types of analyses. Presentation Slides Video

Equity Analyses2019-01-15T17:09:31+00:00

Towards Common Reporting Standards (part 2)


This webinar is a slight repeat of the one on April 7, with some additional time and prompting built in to solicit state feedback on the initial concept of creating general criteria states can use when collecting and reporting data. Presentation Slides

Towards Common Reporting Standards (part 2)2019-01-15T16:57:32+00:00

Common Reporting Standards (part 1)


This webinar focuses on the development of common reporting standards among working group states to facilitate data comparisons across states. We walk through the potential goals states may have for reporting school level expenditure data, and then run some numbers from actual states to demonstrate priorities expressed by states in prior meetings. The data is presented in various levels of

Common Reporting Standards (part 1)2019-01-15T16:58:21+00:00