Analysis: How Much School Funding Goes to Salaries & Benefits?

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Dec 2, 1:00 AM

Analysis: How Much School Funding Goes to Salaries & Benefits?

The public school systems in New York City and Little Rock, Arkansas, are as dissimilar as can be. Apart from the geographic and cultural differences, Little Rock has about 24,000 K-12 students while New York City has 40 times that many. Little Rock spent $12,723 per pupil in 2018-19, while New York City spent $28,004. New York has a strong teachers union, while Little Rock’s teachers union lost collective bargaining rights in 2019.

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