Per Pupil Funding Comparisons for Indianapolis Schools

By Andrew Pillow

If you think that the per student funding going to Indianapolis schools is equal, you are mistaken. A consulting firm out of Boston revealed what many in Indianapolis have known for years. The funding for schools is unequal.

The data reveals that per pupil funding in the 2014 – 2015 school year ranged from just over $5000 for some schools, to around $11500 for others.

The data was assembled as part of an effort to be more transparent on the part of Indianapolis Public Schools.

Read more and check out the interactive chart here.

-          Via Chalkbeat 

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Andrew Pillow

Andrew is a technology teacher at KIPP Indy College Prep. He is graduate of the University of Kentucky and a Teach for America Alum. Andrew just recently finished his commitment as a Teach Plus Policy fellow, and he is looking forward to putting the skills he's learned to good use. Andrew has written for several publications in the past on a wide variety of topics but will be sticking to education for his role on Indy/Ed.