U.S. Education Dept.: Puerto Rico to pilot ‘student-centered funding system’

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Jul 3, 12:00 AM

U.S. Education Dept.: Puerto Rico to pilot ‘student-centered funding system’

U.S. Education (DOE) Secretary Betsy DeVos announced Monday that the Puerto Rico Department of Education will be the first to pilot “new flexibility under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to create a student-centered funding system,” the federal department’s release reads, adding that the model is designed to “equitably allocate local, state and federal resources based on student needs.”

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