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School Finance : Achieving High Standards with Equity and Efficiency - 3rd edition

School Finance : Achieving High Standards with Equity and Efficiency (ISBN10: 020535498X; ISBN13: 9780205354986)
ISBN13: 978-0205354986
ISBN10: 020535498X

Summary: This text examines both the specifics of school finance policy and the impact of evolving economic and political forces on school finance.

School Finance: Achieving High Standards with Equity and Efficiency explores traditional economic and political models and contemporary issues within the current social, political, and economic context. It enables students to see the political and judicial forces at work in shaping school finance policy. It also provide
s students with tools drawn from economics to analyze the impacts of those policies in terms of equity, adequacy, efficiency, and liberty.

Readers examine the financial implications of systemic reform, including centralized goal setting and accountability via standards, curricula, and testing; decentralized reforms via school-site decision making; and family choice of schooling through charter schools and vouchers for low-income families.
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Summary: This text examines both the specifics of school finance policy and the impact of evolving economic and political forces on school finance.

School Finance: Achieving High Standards with Equity and Efficiency explores traditional economic and political models and contemporary issues within the current social, political, and economic context. It enables students to see the political and judicial forces at work in shaping school finance policy. It also provides students with tools drawn from economics to analyze the impacts of those policies in terms of equity, adequacy, efficiency, and liberty.

Readers examine the financial implications of systemic reform, including centralized goal setting and accountability via standards, curricula, and testing; decentralized reforms via school-site decision making; and family choice of schooling through charter schools and vouchers for low-income families. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 03
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Year Published: 2003
International: No

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