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The Facts on School Finance

June 19, 2017
  • What's Next?

    In recent years, there have been efforts at the federal, state, and local levels to bring more equity and transparency to school funding. And policymakers are increasingly asking: How can school funding policies and practices help improve outcomes for students? 

    A lot of work remains — both by policymakers and by researchers — to ensure that school funding is fair and equitable, and the Walton Family Foundation is committed to supporting policy efforts and research that bring greater equity, transparency and effectiveness to school finances.