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The School Finance Indicators Database is a project by researchers at the Albert Shanker Institute in Washington, DC, the University of Miami School of Education and Human Development in Miami, FL, and the Rutgers University Graduate School of Education in New Brunswick, NJ.

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All inquiries can be e-mailed to Matthew Di Carlo: mdicarlo@ashankerinst.org

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April 2024: Download the full dataset with adequacy estimates for over 12,000 school districts from 2009 to 2021, or look up individual districts’ results with our online visualization tool.

Latest Annual Report

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

The sixth edition of our annual report presenting findings on effort, statewide adequacy, and equal opportunity in state school finance systems. Published January 2024.

Latest Research Briefs

State School Finance System Profiles (2020-21 school year)

One-page profiles summarizing the key results on effort, statewide adequacy, and equal opportunity for all 50 states and D.C. View your state’s profile. Published January 2024.