School Finance: A Policy Perspective

Hardcover | March 25, 2013

byAllan Odden, Lawrence Picus

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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.

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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 s...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.4 × 7.4 × 0.9 inPublished:March 25, 2013Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0078110289

ISBN - 13:9780078110283

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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