Monday, June 2, 2014

School Spending Increases Linked to Better Outcomes for Poor Students

On the same day Mark Tallman posted last week about "Mapping student achievement, poverty and school funding," EdWeek published the following:

"In districts that substantially increased their spending as the result of court-ordered changes in school finance, low-income children were significantly more likely to graduate from high school, earn livable wages, and avoid poverty in adulthood.

"So concludes a working paper published this month by the National Bureau of Economic Research, or NBER, a private, nonpartisan research organization with headquarters in Cambridge, Mass."
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