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The Topic That Reformers Forget: School Funding Is Not Fair; by Diane Ravitch

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Read this informative  analysis.'The NRC released today is a sobering reminder of why unfair school funding is the most significant obstacle to improving outcomes for our nation's public school students. The stark reality is most states still fund their public schools based on pure politics, not on the cost of delivering quality education to all students. States with low or flat school funding have poor results on resource indicators crucial for students to succeed in school! School finance reform is long overdue! Somehow, this crucial topic never makes it onto the agenda of corporate education reformers. They want to cut costs, not assure that funding is both adequate and equitable.' Read this informative  analysis.

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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