Arapaho Research Partners is hosting a conference call on Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 11AM US ET. On the call, Michael Griffith, Senior School Finance Analyst, Education Commission for the States, will analyze the current condition of local, state and federal Education Spending.
Registration for this event is open via: http://www.arapahoresearch.com/upcoming-conference-calls/
The discussion will focus on:
• The current condition of local, state and federal Education Spending. Will the lingering effects of the Great Recession continue to impact early learning, K-12 and post-secondary education in the states?
• The adequacy of funds available to support innovative programs such as blended learning and virtual charter schools.
• The willingness and preparedness of Federal and State organizations to move to outcome based funding. Will they be willing to hold providers of education services (schools, teachers and so on) accountable?
• State and local systems willingness to establish a transparent pay for performance metric.
Mike Griffith serves as the Senior School Finance Analyst for the Education Commission of the States (ECS). He has worked in the field of school finance policy for the past 15 years with ECS, the consulting firm of Augenblick & Myers and the Michigan State Senate.
His research has focused on the condition of state budgets, the adequacy and equity of state finance formulas and promising practices in funding programs for high-need students. Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University; a Master of Arts degree in Public Administration from The Ohio State University; and a Master of Arts degree in Education Management from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.
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