New Financial Data Regulations in ESSA


Use of actual teacher salaries in determining per-pupil expenditures


Apportion spending to individual schools


Publish district resource allocation formula


Post school spending report card on district website

All about ESSA

The passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) will introduce more transparency to school district financial data and to help ensure resource equity for all students.


Financial transparency under ESSA will provide the public a window into how each school is using its resources and allow for comparisons between schools within the district.

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Each district must demonstrate that its method for allocating state and local funds to a school does not differ because a school also receives Title funding.

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Targeted Improvement

Districts must consider resource allocation when planning for the improvement of low-performing schools. Which resource inequities are perpetuating poor performance?

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