American Public School Finance / Edition 1

American Public School Finance / Edition 1

by William Owings, Leslie Kaplan
     
 

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,…  See more details below

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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

Ch. 1Misconceptions about school finance1
Ch. 2History of school finance45
Ch. 3The legal framework for financing public education65
Ch. 4School finance as investment in human capital95
Ch. 5Taxation issues119
Ch. 6Fiscal capacity151
Ch. 7Fiscal effort183
Ch. 8Equity and adequacy201
Ch. 9The structure of school finance systems227
Ch. 10Demographics and school finance253
Ch. 11Budgeting : applying policy values289
Ch. 12Spending and student achievement315
Ch. 13Critical and emerging school finance issues339

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