State Stabilization Funding Widens State Educational Funding Differences

November 2009
Electronic Education Report;11/30/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 23, p6
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The article reports that Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government report reveals that disparities in funding of state per-pupil K-12 education are likely to escalate as a portion of the education fund of the U.S. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is allocated to the states on a population-based formula. The report projects high-spending states to receive 822 dollars per pupil. It adds that Delaware could receive 902 dollars per pupil, while Arkansas could receive 762 dollars per pupil.


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