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(WEBCAST) (DC) School Funding: Stories from the States
May 30, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
School funding has taken center stage this spring, with teachers’ strikes popping up around the nation, several states considering full revamps of their funding formulas, and other states scrambling to make court-mandated changes. Given the complexities of school funding, how should states approach changes to their education funding formulas?
Join the Urban Institute for a panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities of changing school funding policy, featuring those who have done this work on the ground. We’ll hear from school finance experts and advocates from several states that have recently changed their funding formulas and discuss what it takes to navigate competing priorities and ensure the best outcomes for students.