Public School Finance / Edition 5

Public School Finance / Edition 5

by Kern Alexander, Richard G. Salmon
     
 

This book is designed as a "building-block approach to understanding the financing of public schools in the U.S. The philosophical and historical basis for financing public schools is presented and integrated with the economic rationale for public investment in education.

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This book is designed as a "building-block approach to understanding the financing of public schools in the U.S. The philosophical and historical basis for financing public schools is presented and integrated with the economic rationale for public investment in education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205166312
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/07/1995
Edition description:
5TH
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.05(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

I. The Nature of the Public School System.

II. Legal Aspects of Educational Finance.

III. Education as an Investment in Human Capital.

IV. Trends in Demand and Support for the Public Schools.

V. Taxation for Public Schools.

VI. Tax Revenues and Fairness of Burden.

VII. Inequality in Educational Opportunity.

VIII. Fiscal Capacity and Effort to Support Public Schools.

IX. Structure of State Systems of School Finance.

X. The Measurement of Equity.

XI. The Politics of School Finance.

XII. The Federal Role in Financing Education.

XIII. Personnel Policies and Teachers Salaries.

XIV. Financing Capital Outlay.

XV. Management of Resources.

XVI. Education Production Functions and Whether Money Matters.

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