• Awarded Scholars:
    • William Evans, University of Notre Dame
    • Robert Schwab, University of Maryland

    Over 90 percent of all funding for primary and secondary public schools in the U.S. comes from state and local government. Therefore, the fiscal crisis now faced by state governments in the wake of the recession, and similar budgetary problems just beginning to surface at the local level, are likely to have profound effects on the nation’s public schools.