Tag Archives: public schools

Sneak Preview: Obama Challenges Governors to Increase Education Funding

(This post is based on an upcoming article in Thompson’s Local/State Funding Report. Subscribers can read the entire piece in their March 12 issue.) President Obama used his audience at the recent meeting of the National Governors Association as an…


Star-Studded ED Commission Takes on the Behemoth of Inequity

(This post was written by guest blogger Andrew Brownstein, one of Thompson’s federal education policy editors.) The chief federal mechanism to deal with inequity across public schools is called comparability. This requirement that school districts give Title I schools state…