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School Finance: A Policy Perspective,9780078110283

School Finance: A Policy Perspective

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Edition: 5th
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 3/25/2013
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

This text is the preeminent text in the school finance course. With newly organized and updated features, data, and cases, this text presents a clear, comprehensible discussion of how recent research in school finance, resource allocation and use for higher performance, and site-based management may impact the funding of our nation’s schools. Material in this fifth edition is designed to be fully accessible for students at both the masters and doctoral levels.

Table of Contents

1 INTRODUCTION TO AND OVERVIEW OF SCHOOL FINANCE

2 LEGAL ISSUES IN SCHOOL FINANCE

3 A FRAMEWORK FOR ASSESSING EQUITY AND ADEQUACY IN SCHOOL FINANCE

4 ADEQUATE STAFFING AND RESOURCES FOR AMERICA’S SCHOOLS

5 A Cohesive School Strategy for Improving Student Learning

7 IMPROVING STATE SCHOOL FINANCE SYSTEMS

8 SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGETING

9 A FRAMEWORK FOR MORE EFFECTIVE USE OF THE EDUCATION DOLLAR

10 Strategic Budgeting To Improve Student Learning

11 REDESIGNING TEACHER SALARY STRUCTURES

12 THE PUBLIC FINANCE CONTEXT

Appendix: Using the Simulation

Glossary

References

Name Index

Subject Index

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