This design illustrates the large differences in spending on students across the US. The map highlights states with most unequal school funding. Each ring in the front maze also correlates with a spending level, with higher-income schools at the center.
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Waleed is 6’1”, wearing size L
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90/ 10 cotton modal blend for luxury, soft touch and finish
Made in Los Angeles, USA
Standard relaxed fit
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This collection is designed to highlight realities in educational equity and (in)equality in the US. Our designs explore the differences in how this country invests in education across demographic groups.
State and local sources account for over 90% of school funding, most of which come from property taxes. Poorer communities may have higher tax rates, but still raise less to support local schools. And those that have less, often get less.
Neighboring districts often raise vastly unequal amounts of funding. And while one would expect. And while one might expect schools in low-income communities to receive extra resources, the reverse is often true.
Why do schools that have the least, also receive less support? Is the way we pay for America's schools failing our children?