This policy brief provides an overview and evaluation of the education finance system in New York State. The brief addresses four broad topics: student performance disparities in New York State, the nature of the New York State education finance system, the contributions of the New York foundation aid formula to educational equity, and the benefits to all taxpayers in New York State from education finance reform.

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Economic Policy | Economics | Finance and Financial Management | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration | Sociology | Urban Studies and Planning

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Policy brief no. 54


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