Learn Ed Finance
We're hard at work creating resources all about ed finance and strategic budgeting. Think eBooks, white papers, and quick reference guides for school business officials. In doing so, we hope to bridge the gap from academia to practitioners, one district to another, administrator to administrator ... stay tuned!
The guidelines were recently revised and new requirements are in effect for your next reporting cycle.
A framework for using ESSA financial reporting to evaluate (and improve) your funding model.
On-demand webinar on how to report and analyze per-pupil expenses.
Funding Model Management
Using school-level dynamic weighting for a more equitable funding allocation.
Perspectives from district practitioners on their funding formulas.
Understanding horizontal and vertical equity in education finance.
Why districts turn to weighted formulas during budget crises.
A 101-level introduction to weighted funding models.
Stay on top of the latest in crafting data-driven, student-centered budgets at school districts. A once-in-a-while email publication launching in February.
Now more than ever, districts are challenged to refine their school funding strategies in ways that augment the potential for equity. In this guide, you’ll learn about an iteration of weighted-student funding that accounts for the realities of between-school variation in student need.