State Aid in New York
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Connect: NY - The Achievement Gap in New York Schools

The achievement gap in New York schools. Graduation rates are on the rise. So why do white students remain more likely to receive a high school diplomas than black or Hispanic students?
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Slides: 

"What the Commission Report Doesn’t Say" Presented by John Yinger, January 24, 2014 at the Campaign for Educational Equity conference, “Right Makes Might: Working Together to Ensure NY Students’ Right to a Sound Basic Education Now and for the Future.” Hosted at the New York State School Boards Association, Albany NY.

 

Publications:

"School District Responses to Matching Aid Programs for Capital Facilities: A Case Study of New York’s Building Aid Program." 2011. Wen Wang, William Duncombe, and John Yinger, National Tax Journal 64 (September): 759-794.

 

William Duncombe and John Yinger. “Does School District Consolidation Cut Costs?” Education Finance and Policy 2 (4) (Fall 2007): 341-375.

 

William Duncombe, Anna Lukemeyer, and John Yinger. Financing an Adequate Education:  The Case of New York.” In Developments in School Finance:  2001-02, edited by W. J. Fowler, Jr. (National Center for Education Statistics, 2003): 127-154.

 

William Duncombe and John Yinger. “Financing Higher Student Performance Standards: The Case of New York State.” Economics of Education Review 19 (4) (October 2000): 363-386.

 

William Duncombe and John Yinger. “School Finance Reform: Aid Formulas and Equity Objectives.” National Tax Journal 51 (2) (June 1998): 239-262.

 

Links to It's Elementary Column:

 

December 2013

More Trouble for the New York State Education Finance System

November 2013

Reforming Education Finance in New York State, Testimony before the New NY Education Reform Commission, John Yinger, Nov. 22, 2013

September 2012

Reforming State Education Aid in New York State