To the surprise of not a single teacher anywhere, a new study has found that reduced school funding during the Great Recession had a negative impact on students.
Less money for schools after the recession meant lower test scores and graduation rates, study finds by Matt Barnum in Chalkbeat provides a good summary of the research, co-authored by Kirabo Jackson.
Here’s an excerpt:
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This totally helps explain why we find that recessionary budget cuts hurt students even though much of the cuts were from construction. https://t.co/H6nS9gL76D
— C. Kirabo Jackson (@KiraboJackson) January 15, 2018