October 21, 2013
Cuts to state and federal funding for education are leading to greater reliance on local revenue sources and exacerbating funding inequity between school districts, as described in a Louisville Courier-Journal story today.
Less reliance on state and federal money means a growing gap in resources due to the way in which schools are funded. Each district relies on a mix of federal, state and local dollars. For Kentucky as a whole, 46 percent of school funding is from the state, 39 percent is from local revenue and 14 percent from read more