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Financing Education in a Climate of Change - 9th edition

Financing Education in a Climate of Change (ISBN10: 0205419143; ISBN13: 9780205419142)
ISBN13: 978-0205419142
ISBN10: 0205419143

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.

The writing in this book is both scholarly and engaging, appealing to a diverse audience of students, educational leaders, parents, and legislators. School finance is an ever-changing topic and this text, now in its Ninth Edition, continues to cover all
current trends to provide readers with a firm grounding in educational finance issues that administrators need to understand. It serves as an excellent reference for both practitioners and the 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).
New To This Edition
  • Places new emphasis on school-level administrators duties, providing practical background for both practicing and future principals (Chs. 6 &11).
  • Introduces and discusses the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 to keep readers abreast of changes in legislation and the ramifications and impact they have on school finance.
  • Demonstrates the impact of the courts on public schools, keeping users well-informed on the court's influence on finance policy in education (Chs. 9 & 10).
  • Thoroughly explains the concept of "weighting" to provide school leaders with a working knowledge of how to finance special education students responsibly.
  • Provides a contemporary view of issues such as voucher schemes, school choice, politicization of school finance decisions, and entrepreneurs entering into school business, throughout the text.
  • Addresses the events of September 11, 2001, and the importance of safety and security in an effective school environment (Ch. 14).
  • TECHNOLOGY ADVANTAGE--Allyn & Bacon Educational Administration Website (www.ablongman.com/edleadership). Assignment problems at the end of each chapter have been updated and augmented on the website by problems, simulations, and links that provide real-life, current data for students to explore and manipulate. Additional practice questions and study aids specific to this text are also available at this site.
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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.

The writing in this book is both scholarly and engaging, appealing to a diverse audience of students, educational leaders, parents, and legislators. School finance is an ever-changing topic and this text, now in its Ninth Edition, continues to cover all current trends to provide readers with a firm grounding in educational finance issues that administrators need to understand. It serves as an excellent reference for both practitioners and the 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).
New To This Edition
  • Places new emphasis on school-level administrators duties, providing practical background for both practicing and future principals (Chs. 6 &11).
  • Introduces and discusses the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 to keep readers abreast of changes in legislation and the ramifications and impact they have on school finance.
  • Demonstrates the impact of the courts on public schools, keeping users well-informed on the court's influence on finance policy in education (Chs. 9 & 10).
  • Thoroughly explains the concept of "weighting" to provide school leaders with a working knowledge of how to finance special education students responsibly.
  • Provides a contemporary view of issues such as voucher schemes, school choice, politicization of school finance decisions, and entrepreneurs entering into school business, throughout the text.
  • Addresses the events of September 11, 2001, and the importance of safety and security in an effective school environment (Ch. 14).
  • TECHNOLOGY ADVANTAGE--Allyn & Bacon Educational Administration Website (www.ablongman.com/edleadership). Assignment problems at the end of each chapter have been updated and augmented on the website by problems, simulations, and links that provide real-life, current data for students to explore and manipulate. Additional practice questions and study aids specific to this text are also available at this site.
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Edition/Copyright: 9TH 05
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Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Year Published: 2005
International: No

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