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ERIC Number: ED539115
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Aug
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Student Enrollment Count Mechanisms for School Funding: A Survey of State Policies
Groginsky, Scott
Colorado Children's Campaign
States use different mechanisms for counting students for the purpose of funding school districts. These approaches have important consequences for retaining students in school through the academic year and accurately compensating districts for the students in their schools. This report provides an overview of count date policies used in all 50 states and an analysis of the implications of those policies for school funding and student completion. [This paper was written with the research assistance of Kenny Smith and Alissa Swartz.]
Colorado Children's Campaign. 1580 Lincoln Street Suite 420, Denver, CO 80203. Tel: 303-839-1580; Fax: 303-839-1354; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Colorado Children's Campaign
Identifiers - Location: Colorado; United States