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Education Resource Strategies, 2014
As the state of Georgia considers revising its K-12 funding formula, Education Resource Strategies (ERS) recommends the state implement a weighted student-funding formula (WSF) system in order to create resource use flexibility for districts and to remove the marginal inequity found in its current funding system. Additionally, such a change would…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Funding Formulas, Resource Allocation, Educational Resources
Frank, Stephen; Trawick-Smith, Joseph – Education Resource Strategies, 2014
K-12 education resources are often allocated non-strategically, with schools spending time and money on activities that have little relationship to student outcomes. Most of these decisions take place within districts, rooted in the processes of setting schedules, staffing levels, and assignments, and creating final budgets. Local Education…
Descriptors: State Agencies, School Districts, Elementary Secondary Education, Resource Allocation
Education Resource Strategies, 2014
Nationwide, states face declining or plateauing investments in education. These financial constraints, coupled with increased standards for student achievement through the widespread adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), create a heightened need for strategic resource use. However, districts are not currently using resources…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Resource Allocation, State Standards, Academic Standards
Frank, Stephen – Education Resource Strategies, 2010
There is no disputing that for high school students to be college and career ready, they need adequate time to learn, and individualized attention to meet each student's academic goals, learning styles, and social needs. Over the past decade, Education Resource Strategies (ERS) has partnered with urban schools and districts to improve their use of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Graduation Requirements, School Schedules, General Education