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What You Need to Know: School Funding In The South

Especially in times of economic downturn, tax-funded budgets for government services are squeezed, and school budgets in the South are certainly no exception. Whether this seemingly perpetual belt-tightening is due to tax-averse elected leaders paying only lip-service to education, or to legitimately constraining fiscal realities, or to some mix of both, probably depends on one’s political and policy views.

What You Need To Know: School Accountability And No Child Left Behind
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What You Need To Know: School Accountability And No Child Left Behind

The No Child Left Behind Act (or NCLB) is a landmark piece of federal legislation that ushered an era of data-and standards-based accountability into American education.

What You Need To Know: The Legacy Of School Segregation
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What You Need To Know: The Legacy Of School Segregation

The legacy of segregation, the separation of people by race in most areas of life, has a long history, and remains visible, in schools in the South and beyond.