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INTERNET RESOURCES FOR COVERING SCHOOL FUNDING

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Census Bureau Education Finance Data
http://www.census.gov/govs/www/school.html
Data for revenues and expenditures, debt and assets of elementary and secondary school systems.

Center on Education Policy
http://www.cep-dc.org/
Advocacy group, promotes public education.

Clearinghouse on Educational Management
http://eric.uoregon.edu/trends_issues/finance/index.html

Summary of trends, with links, references and resources.

College News
http://www.collegenews.org/
Non-profit alliance of liberal arts colleges has data, news and expert contacts.

Consortium for Policy Research in Education
http://www.wcer.wisc.edu/cpre/finance/
Research on school finance systems and alternatives.

Council of the Great City Schools
http://www.cgcs.org
Advocacy group, representing the country's largest urban public school systems.

Education Commission of the States
http://www.ecs.org
Non-partisan policy research and information clearinghouse.

Education Finance Statistics Center
http://nces.ed.gov/edfin/
Comprehensive Department of Education site.

Education Week: School Finance
http://www.edweek.org/context/topics/issuespage.cfm?id=22
Special reports and links to Education Week stories.

Education Writers Association
http://www.ewa.org/
Membership group, offers listserv and links to useful education sites.

Institute for Higher Education Policy
http://www.ihep.org/
Research and background on financing for higher education.

National Center for Education Statistics
http://nces.ed.gov/
Research and data on US education finance. Search tool allows users to compare the financial characteristics of a school district with those of its peers. Click on CCD, then "Data Resources" and "Public School District Finance Peer Search."

North Central Regional Educational Laboratory
http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/envrnmnt/go/go300.htm
Non-partisan analysis of proposals for financing public schools.

Public Agenda's Learning Curve
http://www.publicagenda.org/specials/learning/learning.htm
Story ideas, e-mail tip sheet, plus links to issue background.

Public Education Network
http://www.publiceducation.org/
Advocacy group, helping communities understand and influence education funding.

State Education Agencies
http://ccsso.org/seamenu.html
Council of Chief State School Officers provides links to state agencies.


 

 

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