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Resource ID: #1517
Subject: Education: Measuring tests, examining equity
Source: Philadelphia NICAR 2002Holly Hacker; Doug Haddix; Chris Roberts
Affiliation: St. Louis Post-Dispatch;The Columbus Dispatch;The State
Date: 2002



This tipsheet shows how to use school finance statistics when reporting on education. Hacker looks at the funding disparities among schools. The handout explains the so-called "cost-of-education index" and how it can help adjust for cost differences by school districts.

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