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Public school district funding could be less unequal

By Hicbd
Mon Sep 25 2017 6:00 am

"In a number of states throughout America, a significant slice of educational funding is based on the amount of property taxes collected in a given locale. As such, the amount of available dollars to support public schools is often far less in low-income areas. In fact, a Washington Post article notes that in roughly half of the country, “richer school districts get more local funding than poorer districts.'"

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https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/08/property-taxes-and-unequal-schools/497333/
http://spokesman-recorder.com/2017/09/12/poverty-math-problem-cant-provide-quality-education/

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Education Schools U.S. Education U.S. Inequality School Finance

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