Redistribute School District Property Taxes in Minnesota
I started working on a case to redistribute school-district property taxes to be proportional to the students in each district, but the numbers I found give the same total district money/student in Eagan, Minneapolis, and Edina (~$16,000/student). Clearly, things like special ed costs and ELL must be higher in Minneapolis, but it makes the case a lot weaker than I thought it would be. What am I missing?
Does anyone know why there is such a disparity between the quality of education in different districts in Minnesota? What kind of case statment would fix it?