Public School Forum's Local Finance Study

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    Key Takeaways:

    Accoringing to the Public School Forum's 2019 Local School Finance study, Durham County ranked 3rd out of 100 counties in per pupil education appropriations in 2016-17, 16th in an 'Ability to Pay' index, but only 56th in the proportion of per pupil local tax revenue spent on K-12 education operating appropriations.