American Public School Finance / Edition 1

American Public School Finance / Edition 1

by William Owings, Leslie Kaplan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534643728

ISBN-13: 9780534643720

Pub. Date: 06/02/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Owings (educational leadership, Old Dominion University) and Kaplan, an assistant principal for instruction with the Newport News, Virginia, public schools, examine local, state, and federal education spending in this text for students in educational administration. After an introductory chapter on common misconceptions about school finance and student achievement,

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Owings (educational leadership, Old Dominion University) and Kaplan, an assistant principal for instruction with the Newport News, Virginia, public schools, examine local, state, and federal education spending in this text for students in educational administration. After an introductory chapter on common misconceptions about school finance and student achievement, the text covers areas such as the legal framework for financing public education, school finance as investment in human capital, taxation issues, equity and adequacy, and the structure of school finance systems. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534643720
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/02/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Misconceptions about School Finance. 2. History of School Finance. 3. The Legal Framework for Financing Public Education. 4. School Finance as Investment in Human Capital. 5. Taxation Issues. 6. Fiscal Capacity. 7. Fiscal Effort. 8. Equity and Adequacy. 9. The Structure of School Finance Systems. 10. Demographics and School Finance. 11. Budgeting: Applying Policy Values. 12. Spending and Student Achievement. 13. Critical and Emerging School Finance Issues.

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