Category Archives: Finance

Friday Finance 101: School Finance Formula & Money Matters Basics

Originally posted on School Finance 101:
Modern state school finance formulas – aid distribution formulas – typically strive (but fail) to achieve two simultaneous objectives: 1) accounting for differences in the costs of achieving equal educational opportunity across schools and districts,…

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Budgeting – From NSBA leaders share “Five things I’ve learned”

Over the years the educational reform agenda has placed emphasis on high rigorous standards, performance-based assessments, improved teacher quality, research-based instructional strategies, technical assistance, intervention, technology, and accountability. The missing frontier is school finance. We need to completely rethink the … Continue reading

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An Early Start on Financial Literacy Pays Off

Teaching about finance begins in kindergarten at this public K-8 school on the South Side of Chicago, with the goal of helping students develop the critical decision-making skills that will guide them later in life. More to this story.  

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