Document Type

Capstone Project (Campus-Only Access)

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)


Liberal Studies


Liberal Studies

First Advisor

Paoze Thao


The connection between school funding and student achievement has been a topic of extensive research and debate in the field of education. This essay explores the complex relationship between the financial resources allocated to schools and the academic performance of students. Numerous studies have sought to understand the impact of funding levels on various aspects of the educational experience, including classroom resources, teacher quality, and extracurricular opportunities. The allocation of financial resources to schools plays a pivotal role in determining the quality of education and, consequently, the academic outcomes of students. By examining historical trends, policy frameworks, and empirical studies, this essay aims to elucidate the complex interplay between funding disparities and educational disparities.

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