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Just look at the evidencemore
Survey provides new information about this unique education sectormore
Michigan already spends more per pupil than the national averagemore
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Does Michigan devote enough money to primary and secondary education? Do school districts receive enough revenue to ensure the vast majority of enrolled students graduate college or career ready? How much does it cost to provide a quality educational experience? These are the types of questions for which the Michigan Legislature recently paid nearly $400,000 to obtain some answers.
These answers would clearly be helpful to policymakers who determine how many tax dollars to allocate to schools. But these concerns about the adequate level of school funding are based in part on the common assumption that spending more on K-12 schools will generate better academic outcomes. A more fundamental question that policymakers might want to answer before determining the appropriate level of funding for schools is: What is the relationship between school spending and student achievement in Michigan?
That is the question this paper attempts to answer.more
Reitz interviewed by Michigan Radiomore
A Celebration of the Life of Andrew J. Coulsonmore