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The School Finance Indicators Database is a project by researchers at the Albert Shanker Institute in Washington, D.C., and the Rutgers University Graduate School of Education in New Brunswick, N.J.

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Latest News

2019 Release of Database and Annual Report Now Available

April 2019: The full School Finance Indicators Database and annual report are now available to download.

Latest Annual Report

The Adequacy and Fairness of State School Finance Systems

The first edition of our annual report presenting findings from the School Finance Indicators Database for School Year 2015-2016. Released April 2019. Download the report.

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