Financing Special Education: Analyses and Challenges
Report 378, March 2012
K-12 education and school funding have become perennial public policy issues discussed at local school board meetings, community and parent gatherings, and throughout the halls of the state Capitol. With respect to financial matters, debate often focuses on the near-term – budgets and funding decisions for the current and next years. However, this very important topic requires thoughtful debate that must consider the long-term perspective.