Table: State funding formulas
State 
Formula 
Alabama 
Teacher Allocation 
Alaska 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Arizona 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Arkansas 
Modified Foundation/Base Formula 
California 
Modified Foundation/Base Formula 
Colorado 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Connecticut 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Delaware 
Other 
Florida 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Georgia 
Teacher Allocation 
Hawaii 
Weighted Student Formula 
Idaho 
Teacher Allocation 
Illinois 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Indiana 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Iowa 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Kansas 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Kentucky 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Louisiana 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Maine 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Maryland 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Massachusetts 
Dollar Funding Per Student 
Michigan 
Modified Foundation/Base Formula 
Minnesota 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Mississippi 
Modified Foundation/Base formula 
Missouri 
Modified Foundation/Base Formula 
Montana 
Modified Foundation/Base Formula 
Nebraska 
Modified Foundation/Base Formula 
Nevada 
Modified Foundation/Base Formula 
New Hampshire 
Foundation/Base Formula 
New Jersey 
Foundation/Base Formula 
New Mexico 
Foundation/Base Formula 
New York 
Modified Foundation/Base Formula 
North Carolina 
Teacher Allocation 
North Dakota 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Ohio 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Oklahoma 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Oregon 
Modified Foundation/Base Formula 
Pennsylvania 
Other 
Rhode Island 
Other 
South Carolina 
Foundation/Base Formula 
South Dakota 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Tennessee 
Teacher Allocation 
Texas 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Utah 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Vermont 
Foundation/Base Formula 
Virginia 
Modified Foundation/Base Formula 
Washington 
Teacher Allocation 
West Virginia 
Teacher Allocation 
Wisconsin 
Modified Foundation/Base Formula 
Wyoming 
Dollar Funding Per Student 
These references are part of a guide written by Kathy Checkley, a freelance writer who lives in Austin, Texas. Kathy has over 13 years of experience writing about education issues.
Posted: July 10, 2008
©2008 Center for Public Education

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