Press Release

OAKLAND, CA (September 14, 2005) –The Education Trust-West today released “A Tale of Two Schools,” an unprecedented series of reports that further exposes the hidden teacherspending gap within 12 of the largest school districts in California. The reports shine an even more focused spotlight on the previously invisible teacher-spending gaps first uncovered by the Education Trust-West in its February report, California’s Hidden Teacher Spending Gap: How State and District Budgeting Practices Shortchange Poor and Minority Students and Their Schools.

Study of State’s 12 Largest School Districts Shines Spotlight on Hidden Teacher Spending Gap at Individual Schools