ISBN13:978-0787940607 ISBN10: 0787940607 Edition/Copyright:98 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Jossey-Bass, Inc. Published: 04/03/1998 International: No
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Odden, Allan : University of Wisconsin
Allan Odden is professor of educational administration and policy at the University of Wisconsin - Madison and codirector of the Consortium for Policy Research in Education. He is the editor of Rethinking School Finance (Jossey-Bass, 1992).
Busch, Carolyn : Governor Locke
Carolyn Busch is an education finance advisor to Governor Locke in Washington State. Previously she worked as a research associate at the Consortium for Policy Research in Education at the University of Wisconsin?Madison.
''Figuring out how schools can shift their current resources into investments that will build high-performing schools is a challenge for all school administrators. Financing Schools for High Performance provides excellent guidance for this daunting task.... In an environment of standards-based learning, this book examines the key questions and practices that leaders must address to design and manage successful schools. This work will be valuable for every leader seeking to link decentralization of decision-making wtih improved student performance.''
--The School Administrator
''Financing Schools for High Performance is a fine fit with the current political climate's emphasis on efficiency, effectiveness, and the 'bottom line' of student performance on standardized tests.''
--American Secondary Education
''Allan Odden and Carolyn Busch give compelling arguments about the need to improve the use of the education dollar. Through exhaustive research about school site-based financing both here and abroad, they provide a solid and thorough case as to why school-based financing is a key element in improving school performance. This book is an invaulable tool and guide for educators, policymakers, and others interested in raising student achievement.''
--John L. Anderson, president, New American Schools
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Part One: Introduction
1. How the Education Dollar Is Spent
2. The Case for Decentralized School Management
Part Two: Approaches to School-Based Financing
3. The Case for Charter Schools
4. A State-to-School Model from Australia
5. School-Based Financing in England
Part Three: Recommendations
6. A Better Financing Framework
7. Reallocating Education Dollars to Improve Results
8. New Roles and Responsibilities for the District
9. Summary: Putting Money Where it Matters Most
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