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PreK-12 Budget & Policy Outlook, 2018-2019

PreK-12 Budget & Policy Outlook, 2018-2019

PreK-12 Budget & Policy Outlook 2018 provides information about K-12 educational policy and funding trends at the federal and state levels that vendors of school resources and services need to know. The report details how implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act will change the priorities of school districts.


  • Introduction
    • Policy and Funding
  • Long National Debate on Education
  • ESSA Era Advances
    • Table ESSA Plans Show Interest in Personalized Learning
    • Table Key Goals in ESSA Plans Approved in 2017
    • Table Key Goals in ESSA Plans Approved in Q1 2018
    • Plans Approved, but Questions Persist
    • Trump Changes in Year One
  • Federal Funding on the Rise
    • Table Education Department Appropriations FY2017-FY2019 P (selected K-12 categories, $ in millions)
    • Funding for Fiscal 2019 TBD
  • Title I's 50 Largest Allocations
    • Table 50 Largest Title I Allocations to LEAs, FY 2017 ($ in thousands)
  • E-Rate Supports Classroom Connectivity
    • Table E-Rate At-A-Glance
  • State Education Policy Trends
    • Table 2017 Legislation Addresses Data and Privacy Issues
  • State Education Funding
    • Table Per Pupil Funding by State, 2015
    • Table Percent Change in Per-Pupil Spending, 2010-2015
  • Fiscal 2019 Proposed Budgets Support K-12
    • Table States with Proposed Fiscal 2019 K-12 Funding Increases

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