When one hears about the billions of dollars in government funding that is allocated for education, it can seem astronomical. However, the reality is that these funds go towards fulfilling students’ essential needs. Learning about what public school funding is actually spent on can help demonstrate just how important proper education funding really is.

Most Funds Go Towards Instruction

An analysis of spending that breaks down budgets based on location found that the biggest expense for every state is instruction. Public schools have to spend massive amounts of money just to hire enough teachers for their students. Sadly, this funding is not actually enough…

Jeff Horton

Jeff Horton is a Duluth-based educator, superintendent, technology enthusiast, and believer in representation. Learn more @ http://jeffhorton.info/.

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