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Financing Education in a Climate of Change

Financing Education in a Climate of Change - 10th edition

ISBN13: 978-0205511792

Cover of Financing Education in a Climate of Change 10TH 08 (ISBN 978-0205511792)
ISBN13: 978-0205511792
ISBN10: 0205511791
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 10TH 08
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No

List price: $136.00

Financing Education in a Climate of Change - 10TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205511792

Vern Brimley and Rulon Garfield

ISBN13: 978-0205511792
ISBN10: 0205511791
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 10TH 08
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

This classic text on school finance contains the most comprehensive and current information that affects school finance, including historical, economic, technological/mathematical, and legal points of view.

This practical, easy-to-read book is both scholarly and engaging. It appeals to a diverse audience of students, educational leaders, parents, and legislators. School finance is an evolving topic and this text, now in its Tenth Edition, continues to cover all current trends to provide readers with a firm knowledge of educational finance policies and issues that administrators need to understand. It serves as an excellent reference for both practitioners and academics.

Features

  • Gives professors and students a broad overview of school finance in a clear, comprehensive, readable manner.
  • Covers equity for students as well as taxpayers in order to provide a complete perspective for readers.
  • Recognizes the importance of identifying future patterns of school finance in the 21st Century.
  • Covers issues such as lotteries, vouchers, school choice, and lack of facilities (Ch. 5, 10, & 11).
  • Contains updated tables, charts, and coverage of the most recent court cases influencing state finance and church/state matters, keeping the text cutting-edge (Chs. 9 & 10).

Table of Contents

The economics of education p. 1
Financing education adequately p. 29
Financing education equitably p. 60
Patterns for school finance systems p. 95
Sources of revenue p. 118
Eroding local control p. 145
Education : a state function p. 169
Federal interest in education p. 203
The influence and climate of the courts p. 219
Public funds and nonpublic schools p. 247
Financing school facilities p. 268
Administering the school budget p. 293
Accounting and auditing p. 319
Business aspects of the school community p. 340
Human resources and school finance p. 367
The road ahead in school finance p. 394
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