Education Funding
CBE Funding Reports
CBE Funding Report - Part 1 of 2   The CBE School Finance Project Report - Adequacy for Excellence in Kentucky, is available for download.  Download PDF File
CBE Funding Report - Part 2 of 2   The CBE School Finance Project Report - Adequacy for Excellence in Kentucky, is available for download.  Download PDF File
Picus Odden Evidence Based Model   The Picus Odden EB Model for KY has been released and is now available for download. The link will provide you with a ZIP archive of the model, comprised of an Excel Spreadsheet and accompanying instruction document.  Go to Report
Budget Contingencies and Fund Balance   This 2009 white paper argues that school district fund balances should not be used to solve state budget challenges and explains how fund balances differ from contingency funds.  
Calculation of the Cost of an Adequate Education in Kentucky,   by Deborah Verstegen, used the professional judgment method to analyze school funding needs (2003).  Go to Report
Estimated Per Pupil Losses   summarizes the buying power Kentucky schools will lose as a result of the 2008-10 state budget. (2008)  Download PDF File
2008-10 Budget Analysis   shows total state figures for key programs. (2008)  Download PDF File

CBE Home
Other Funding Achievement Reports
Expectations Up, Resources Down   As a state, we have committed to much higher expectations, but state funding per student has declined in program after program. Those losses are shown in this two-page analysis developed by the Kentucky Education Action Team (www.kyeat.org).  Download PDF File
A Glass Half-Empty or Half-Full,   published by the Prichard Committe, analyses Kentucky's school funding landsacape from 1990 to 2008. (2007)  Go to Report
A State-of-the-Art Approach to School Finance Adequacy in Kentucky,   was prepared for by the Kentucky Department of Education by Allan Odden, Mark Fermanich and Lawrence O. Picus. (2003)  Go to Report
A Professional Judgment Approach to School Finance Adequacy in Kentucky   was prepared for the Kentucky Department of Education by Lawrence O. Picus, Allan Odden, and Mark Fermanich. (2003)  Go to Report

CBE Home
© 2017 CBE