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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

Desired Features of a State Funding System

2021-03-24T22:46:38+00:00

This decision tree describes the desired features of a state education funding formula and walks policymakers through key decisions and considerations around balancing efficiency, equity and trade-offs in particular contexts.


Desired Features of a State Funding System2021-03-24T22:46:38+00:00

School Level Finance Survey Converter Tool

2020-04-08T22:28:29+00:00

This downloadable tool helps states combine data from two existing federal surveys to calculate school-level per-pupil expenditures for all schools and districts in their survey files and meet the new financial transparency requirement under the Every Student Succeeds Act.


School Level Finance Survey Converter Tool2020-04-08T22:28:29+00:00

Student Based Allocation 101

2020-04-08T22:32:34+00:00

This one-page infographic explains what student-based allocation is, how it differs from traditional funding formulas and what its primary benefits are.


Student Based Allocation 1012020-04-08T22:32:34+00:00

VisionSBA: K-12 Financial Modeling Tool

2020-04-08T22:31:50+00:00

VisionSBA provides education leaders with a unique outlook on spending by school level within a district, delivering insight into relative spending across schools adjusted for each school’s actual mix of students. This interactive tool developed by Marguerite Roza and Jim Simpkins answers the question: “How much does each school spend relative to all other schools in this district taking into account its particular mix of students?”


VisionSBA: K-12 Financial Modeling Tool2020-04-08T22:31:50+00:00