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GVPA 672: Social Equity and Public Policy Analysis

Education Problem

Consider the policies surrounding school funding in cities. Are funds equitably distributed across cities? Are teaching qualifications, materials, technology, and other standards of education matched school to school? 

In education databases, you might search for terms like:

  • budget distributions in school systems
  • inequalities in school funding
  • inequalities in school districts

Are There Tangents?

What other areas of study would be concerned about this topic? Perhaps best practices in business might address funding decisions. Gender and Race studies would help you find research about equity issues. You may need to think outside the policy box!