Resource: The Critical Importance of Costs for Education Decisions

Agencies & Departments : 
Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance

This brief explains how cost analyses can inform decision-making in education and provides guidance on what resources exist to help calculate the costs of education programs. Education leaders, school districts, state education departments, and intermediary organizations can use this resource to learn how cost analyses can help inform their decisions about program choices, budgets, and strategies. Learn more.