Monday, March 23, 2009

Kentucky's school funding progress

Since 1990, Kentucky has made an important, lasting step up in the fairness and strength of our school funding. Here's a fast overview, using 2006 School Finance Report information with an inflation adjustment.

Those quintiles come from dividing districts into five groups, each serving roughly one-fifth of Kentucky students, based on their taxable property wealth per pupil.

We've improved resources for all students, with the greatest improvement for students who long received the weakest support.

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Updates and data on Kentucky education!