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EWA​, the professional organization dedicated to ​strengthening the community of education ​writers and improving the ​quality of education coverage ​to better inform the public, hosts ​a weekly podcast featuring lively interviews with journalists.

Apr 19, 2016

Cory Turner and Acacia Squires of National Public Radio's education team discuss a new project that focuses on how local and state dollars flow to public schools.

Among the questions tackled by NPR reporters in multiple states: Why are there such disparities in per-pupil spending among districts only a few miles apart? What are some creative approaches schools are taking to make up for a lack of funds? And how are state lawsuits challenging the equity of these funding formulas forcing policymakers to rethink their spending habits?