PRESS RELEASE: 21st Century Education Commission Report highlights need to reexamine school funding

LANSING, Mich. – The following statement was issued by Oakland Schools Superintendent Dr. Wanda Cook-Robinson, a School Finance Research Collaborative member, following the Friday, March 10, 2017 release of the 21st Century Education Commission Report.

“The 21st Century Education Commission Report validates the need to reexamine our approach to school funding so that all students, regardless of their income, geography or other circumstances, can achieve and succeed,” said Dr. Wanda Cook-Robinson, Oakland Schools superintendent and School Finance Research Collaborative member. “The School Finance Research Collaborative applauds this report’s call for a fresh look at and new research on how we fund our schools.”


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