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Comprehensive analysis of K-12 education finance in Oregon

OSBA hired ECONorthwest to review public K-12 spending in Oregon since the the 1990 passage of Measure 5, Oregon's property tax limitation measure, and the beginning of the funding equalization process. The study describes the methods used to calculate spending per student in Oregon, compares Oregon's spending per student with neighboring states and the national average, and reports data on the fiscal and service positions of 16 selected Oregon school districts. 

Equalization, special education impact K-12 funding (Press Release November 18, 2002) 
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Comprehensive Analysis of K-12 Education Finance in Oregon (Complete Report) (1,914k This file is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Click here to download.
Comprehensive Analysis of K-12 Education Finance in Oregon (Complete Report with Case Studies) (4,528k This file is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Click here to download.)

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