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It is no surprise that the proper education of a population ranks high on the list of important accomplishments within a society. After all, a population’s education can affect its ability to perform at a high capacity. The education of Kentucky’s children is no different. Recent years have seen large disparities in the resources available to each school in Kentucky, which could have effects on the educational output of regions in the state. Though research has been conducted on concepts such as school funding, educational quality, and education reform, this research tends to be lacking in specificity and consistency. (DeYoung, 1985) Some research concerns itself with the effects of funding on educational output, the effects of which are unknown and can even be seen as contradictory when controlling for social and economic factors. (Walberg & Fowler, 1987)

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Funding Achievement in Kentucky



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