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The Adequacy and Fairness of State School Finance Systems


Key Findings from the School Finance Indicators Database


This is the annual report of the School Finance Indicators Database (SFID) project. The report presents the latest results from three key measures included in our State Indicators Database: effort, statewide adequacy, and equal opportunity. Below you will find links to current and past editions of the report and accompanying materials.







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ANNUAL REPORT, STATE PROFILES, AND DATASET (FIFTH EDITION)

December 2022: Read the fifth edition of our annual report summarizing the national K-12 school finance situation, check out your state’s one-page profile, or download the full dataset.

Latest Annual Report

The Adequacy and Fairness of State School Finance Systems (fifth edition)

The fifth edition of our annual report presenting findings on effort, statewide adequacy, and equal opportunity in state school finance systems. Published December 2022.

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State K-12 School Finance Profiles (2019-20 school year)

One-page profiles summarizing the most recent key results on K-12 effort, statewide adequacy, and equal opportunity for all 50 states and D.C. Download your state’s profile.