Explore underlying causes and how to make change in your system

Dimension 1

School Funding


Explore the possible root causes of your district’s challenges and choose promising actions based on the distinct needs of your students.

This interactive workbook provides a structure to help your team better understand what is causing challenges related to School Funding and identify concrete next steps for improving the experiences that students have in school.

Your team may find it helpful to first complete the Resource Equity Diagnostic to determine if this dimension should be a top priority for your district. This dimension explores the following key question:

1.1 Does the funding system distribute adequate funding based on student needs and enable flexible use of funds in ways that are clearly understood?