Klarissa Cervantes is currently a Fellow at the Albert Shanker Institute in Washington, D.C. She is a M.A. candidate in Education Transformation at Georgetown University. She has a B.A. in Sociology and Political Science from the University of California, Merced. She has worked as a Hispanic Media Intern for the office of Senator Harry Reid, and was a Campaigns and Election Intern at the National Education Association. She also worked as a Research Associate for the Young People of Color Project at the Blum Center for Developing Economies, University of California, Merced.
This report presents measures of the effort, adequacy, and fairness of each state's school finance system, using a new public database compiled by researchers at ASI and Rutgers Graduate School of Education.