These companion reports document funding patterns in the state’s 10 largest school systems, showing how average teacher salaries vary dramatically between schools within the same district. The reports describe gaps in per-teacher spending, and how those gaps stack the deck against the academic success of low-income, Hispanic and African American children. (Note: The Web tool referenced in this report no longer is active.)

For Poor Students

Published: June 1, 2007

For Minority Students

Closing the Gaps Across the Achievement Spectrum


Strong Teachers and Leaders