Great Recession

December 10, 2015

Education support still lower than before recession

by Steve Spires

 

Quality education is key to economic growth, yet Louisiana–like most other states–is still investing less per student than before the Great Recession, according to a new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP).

 

Total state support per K-12 student was $463 less in 2014 than in 2008, adjusted for inflation.Read more...