In Why School Spending Is So Unequal, Governing data editor Mike Maciag examines variations in per-student expenditures within states. While Alaska and Vermont have huge variations in student spending, North Carolina, West Virginia, Maryland, and Florida have very little variation. In general, states with the largest disparities rely on property taxes to fund their schools. Most of those with small disparities use state tax revenue to fund their systems.
N.C. school spending among most equitable in the nation
by Terry Stoops
August 7, 2018 at 7:24 am
Terry Stoops / Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies
Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the progra...
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