Don’t miss the new Ed Trust school finance report, just out today. This year looks at federal, state, and local. I wish it had trend data, there were some formula changes made in 2001 and it would be nice to see impact or lack thereof, but it’s well worth checking out. Shows clearly how the kids that need the most get thrust into a system that gives them the least. And, shows that while there are some tough issues like state finance inequities that take a long time to fix, there are also some immediate steps Congress could take when No Child Left Behind is reauthorized — like fixing Title I’s comparability provisions.