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Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics


Taking Measure of Ohio's Adequacy Gap in School Funding

Nationally, Ohio ranks 15th in per pupil spending. Even though Ohio does a better job than almost all other states in directing school funding to poor and minority students, a new study by researchers with The Ohio State University’s C. William Swank Program in Rural-Urban Policy shows there is still much to be done to achieve funding adequacy and equity across  school districts in Ohio. 

Publication type: 
Policy brief
Date published: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019