Meeting Each Student’s Unique Education Needs

The Tennessee Department of Education is exploring a new funding formula for the state’s public schools. The new approach, known as student-based funding, will:

Puts the focus where it belongs—on students

Meet each student’s needs

Fund students for success

Incentivize outcomes

Empower parents

Encourage transparency & accountability

What is Student-Based Funding?

A funding approach that recognizes – and funds – the needs of each individual student.

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