Monday, April 1, 2013
Take a look at the most recent school spending data. If you're viewing this on your mobile device, switch to desktop version.
Beachwood City Schools spends $19,645 on each student. This is just a touch less than Orange Schools' $21,463 but quite a bit more than nearby Solon, which spends $13,387 per pupil. To compare this to other nearby districts, use the search box above, and click here for more on where the money comes from. The information in the searchable database above can be found on the Ohio Department of Education’s website. The expenditures are for the 2010-2011 school year, the most recent numbers available. These numbers could have changed since then, so this is just for comparison. Of the districts that reported expenditures in 2010-2011, the lowest spending per pupil was the Columbus Humanities, Arts and Technology Academy at $459 per student. The …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Governor John Kasich's school funding proposal would mean the district would get around $500,000 per year from the state
Beachwood City Schools' state funding is not expected to change over the next two years. The district is expected to get just under $530,000 in 2014 and 2015 from state funding — the same amount the district received in 2013 — according to preliminary numbers from the Ohio Department of Education. These numbers are from Gov. John Kasich's budget proposal, and will likely change at least a little as the state legislature haggles out a final budget deal. MORE: Gov. Kasich Proposes Increasing School Funding, Lessening Mandates
Thursday, January 31, 2013
The governor’s plan also includes funds for a special grant, designed to encourage schools to try new approaches to increasing achievement and decreasing cost.
Gov. John Kasich today unveiled his school funding reform plan, “Achievement Everywhere,” which aims to distribute funds fairly to districts and give principals more autonomy. The plan will be part of the governor’s overall 2014-2015 budget proposal, which is expected to be released next week. Thursday’s proposal includes $1.2 billion in new money for schools during the next two years. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook Kasich told reporters on a conference call Thursday afternoon that the additional money is possible because the state has cut costs in other areas and brought in new jobs, which increases the state’s overall revenue. He said his plan would be fully funded from the start, rather than phased in over time. Ohio’s …