Making Money Matter

Making Money Matter

Financing America's Schools

eBook - 1999
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The United States annually spends over $300 billion on public elementary and secondary education. As the nation enters the 21st century, it faces a major challenge: how best to tie this financial investment to the goal of high levels of achievement for all students. In addition, policymakers want assurance that education dollars are being raised and used in the most efficient and effective possible ways. The book covers such topics as:
Legal and legislative efforts to reduce spending and achievement gaps.
The shift from "equity" to "adequacy" as a new standard for determining fairness in education spending.
The debate and the evidence over the productivity of American schools.
Strategies for using school finance in support of broader reforms aimed at raising student achievement. This book contains a comprehensive review of the theory and practice of financing public schools by federal, state, and local governments in the United States. It distills the best available knowledge about the fairness and productivity of expenditures on education and assesses options for changing the finance system.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. :, National Academy Press,, [1999]
Copyright Date: ©1999
ISBN: 0585200610
9780585200613
0309065283
9780309065283
Branch Call Number: eBook EBSCOhost
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 352 pages).
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