Poor countries spend more on richer pupils

BBC News – Sean Coughlan “The United Nations children’s charity says that almost half of education spending in low-income countries is focused on 10% of the population. It means that poorer children in poor countries get the least chances. Unicef is...

Gov. Rick Scott proposes record high education spending in Florida

Tampa Bay Times – Kathleen McGrory and Amy Sherman “After promising to boost education spending to a record high, Gov. Rick Scott on Monday released a plan to spend $7,176 per student in 2015-16…Scott wants to boost the entire K-12 education budget...

States slashing education spending

USA Today – Thomas C. Frohlich and Alexander E.M. Hess “State-level K-12 education spending has fallen dramatically in many states since 2008. In that time, 29 states cut per pupil spending, shifting the burden of financing education to local school...