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K-12 Funding Up in Teacher-Strike States, But Room for More Growth

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 12:42pm

Protests by teachers and others helped drive substantial school funding increases over the last year in Arizona, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and West Virginia, four states that had cut school “formula” funding — the main state revenue source for schools — the most over the last decade. Still, formula funding remains well below 2008 levels in these states, as we explain in a new paper.

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