See how much money Louisiana spends on public schools, parish by parish

Article By: Jessica Williams | August 29, 2014 | Originally Posted on NOLA.com

The chief source of funding for Louisiana’s public schools is a complicated formula of state and local tax revenue, called the Minimum Foundation Program. The $3.5 billion program is meant to ensure that schools with similar populations get similar amounts of money per student, despite the tax disparities that exist among school systems.

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