June 5, 2015: CEEP Visualization Highlights Changes in School Funding for the 2015-17 Biennium
The Indiana General Assembly approved significant changes to the state’s school funding formula as part of House Bill 1001, which establishes the state’s biennial budget. The changes approved by the General Assembly will impact the funding for public school corporations and charter schools across the state in the 2015-17 biennium. In its most recent data visualization, the School Finance Team at the Center for Evaluation & Education Policy reviews these changes. The visualization highlights both increases and decreases in state education funding for school corporations and charter schools. Further, it explains changes in calculations for Complexity Grant funding. The visualization enables residents statewide to see how the approved changes impact their school corporation and to see how funding levels in the new formula compare between corporations and charter schools.
Click here to access the new visualization.
May 6, 2015: Redesigned Database of Indiana School Referenda
To provide school administrators, policy makers, community members, and researchers with better research tools on Indiana school referenda data, CEEP has redesigned the Database of Indiana School Referenda.
In the database you will find the full Database of Indiana School Referenda as an Excel file, including school referenda data and results as well as summary statistics. The database now also features data visualizations where you can explore Indiana school referenda outcomes, requested tax increases, and vote shares by interacting with three tabs: 1) All Indiana School Referenda Outcomes, 2) General Fund Referenda, and 3) Construction Referenda.
Click here to see the redesigned Database of Indiana School Referenda.