I posted this piece in March 2017 as part of the Brookings ‘Evidence Speaks’ series. The piece contrasts the negligible results of a massive Federal infusion of funds for school improvement and recent studies that have measured how equalizing spending within states affected student outcomes.

The upshot is that money does matter, but going the equalization route would require astounding amounts of it to really make a difference.


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