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After the Stimulus Money Ends: The Status of State K-12 Education Funding and Reforms

Author(s): Diane Stark Rentner and Nancy Kober
Published: February 7, 2012

This report, which is based on a fall 2011 survey of state education agency officials, finds that state spending cuts for K-12 education seemed to have bottomed out in many states, although some states are still strapped for funds.  The report also examines states’ efforts to implement the four school reforms they promised to address in their applications for federal stimulus funds.

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