Developments in School Finance

Developments in School Finance

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Contains papers by state education dept. policymakers, analysts, and data providers on emerging issues in school finance. Includes: estimates of disparities and analysis of the causes of expenditures in public school districts; race, poverty and the student curriculum; court-ordered school finance equalization; resource allocation to schools under conditions of radical decentralization; building equity and effectiveness into school-based funding models; alternative options for deflating education expenditures over time; productivity collapse in schools; and evaluating the effect of teacher degree level on educational performance.Rather, they suggest, education should be compared to other services, which also show low productivity-growth (such as health care). ... This is the result of monopsonistic power, that is, a large district is able to set the salary guide for an area.

Title:Developments in School Finance
Author:William J. Fowler
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1997-05-01


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