Shelley De Wys

07/2008
Money Strings Bind Schools

This commentary from the News & Observer argues that North Carolina needs to fundamentally reform how the state funds its public schools.

02/2008
Performance Pressure and Resource Allocation in Ohio

New accountability systems require that states and districts accomplish something never accomplished before—ensuring that all students meet state standards. This report explores how these expectations have altered resource decisions in Ohio.

02/2008
Putting Students First: Playing Second Fiddle to Finances, Teacher Contracts, Politics

This op ed urges the Washington's Basic Education Finance Joint Task Force to move to change our education finance system to support the state's education goals.

01/2008
Performance Pressure and Resource Allocation in Washington

New accountability systems require that states and districts accomplish something never accomplished before—ensuring that all students meet state standards. This report explores how these expectations have altered resource decisions in Washington State...