Presented by Education Writers Association

The Long Game: How We Invest in Education

Mar 7, 2023

11:30am – 12:30pm CT

Studies have shown school funding influences not just learning and achievement, but also educational attainment, earnings, crime and poverty. If additional education dollars affect student outcomes beyond the classroom and into adulthood, how should this shape the way we think about such investments? How can funding become more equitable to ensure better outcomes for all? It’s a question of particular importance as schools tap federal relief funds to help children recover from the pandemic.

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Eva-Marie Ayala

The Dallas Morning News

Julien Lafortune

Public Policy Institute of California

Penny Schwinn

Tennessee Department of Education