Our over-reliance on property tax bolsters school district borders that are segregating our neediest communities.

more_vert Fractured: The Breakdown of America's School Districts

School district secessions are inefficient and entrench community inequities—but they continue to happen in states across the country. What is driving this behavior and what can states do to curtail this alarming trend?

more_vert Fault Lines: America's Most Segregated School District Borders

High-poverty school districts enroll half of America's schoolchildren, and often, children in affluent, neighboring districts benefit from greater resources. This report highlights the country’s most segregating borders and considers how this situation has come to pass.

more_vert Dividing Lines: Gated School Districts

Our current school funding system often bolsters school district boundaries between rich and poor, holding resources in wealthy communities and keeping low-income students from accessing broader opportunities.

more_vert FundED

FundED is the first interactive web tool to aggregate and standardize information regarding each state’s education funding laws.

more_vert Betting Big on School Funding

​The CA state lottery transfers wealth: from the poorest communities to the richest.

more_vert Playing the Game and Missing the Point: The Wrong Education Funding Conversation

“How much money we spend on education doesn’t matter; it’s how we’re spending it that’s important.”​ Right?

more_vert Lotteries as School Funding: The Game is Rigged

There's a problem with using lottery revenue to supplement education funding.​

more_vert Misleading Attacks Distract from Real Issues

A new blog is floating around attacking EdBuild and mischaracterizing our work. It's time to set the record straight.​

more_vert Student Poverty Timelapse

Explore how student poverty has changed since the great recession

more_vert What About My District?

​Our recent map used poverty data instead of FRL. Learn about the difference in this post.​

more_vert Dividing Lines: School District Borders in the United States

Our current school funding system often bolsters school district boundaries between rich and poor, holding resources in wealthy communities and keeping low-income students from accessing broader opportunities.

more_vert Meet EdBuild

An introduction to EdBuild.