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NPR Follows the (School) Money
EWA Radio: Episode 69

(Source: Education Week, U.S. Census Bureau. Credit: Alyson Hurt and Katie Park/NPR.)

Cory Turner and Acacia Squires of National Public Radio’s education team discuss a new project focusing on how local and state dollars flow to public schools.

Among the questions tackled by NPR reporters in multiple states: Why are there such disparities in per-pupil spending among districts only a few miles apart? What are some creative approaches schools are taking to make up for a lack of funds? And how are state lawsuits challenging the equity of these funding formulas forcing policymakers to rethink their spending habits?

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