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Because education lacks standard accounting practices, fairly comparing per-pupil expenditures across states is next to impossible. What constitutes per pupil expenditure in one state is different from another, and how expenditures are reported depends on who's doing the reporting.
McShane discovers that D.C. Public Schools under-reported its per-pupil spending by approximately $9,000 in a Census Bureau report. While DCPS has made several significant positive strides in recent years, until the district gets its spending under control, all of these positive developments are going to get lost in its perception as a bloated, ineffective bureaucracy.
The purpose of this paper is to explore the ways in which the supplement-notsupplant requirement works against the goals of Title I and to offer suggestions for alternatives that better promote the responsible use of Title I funds.
With state budgets under considerable strain, the time has come for the federal government to take a hard look at the capacities of state education agencies to fulfill progressive education mandates.
Join a diverse group of panelists — including sociologists, education experts, and students — for a discussion of how public policy and culture can help families lay a firmer foundation for their children’s educational success, and of how the effects of paternal involvement vary by socioeconomic background.
This event will coincide with the release of a new report by AEI’s Mary Habeck, which analyzes why current national security policy is failing to stop the advancement of al Qaeda and its affiliates and what the US can do to develop a successful strategy to defeat this enemy.
During this event, experts with many different views on the ACA will offer their predictions for the future.