Financing Education in a Climate of Change / Edition 11

Financing Education in a Climate of Change / Edition 11

by Vern R. Brimley Jr., Deborah A. Verstegen, Rulon R. Garfield
     
 

For educational administration and leadership students taking school finance courses.

A popular, user-friendly school finance text that is both current and comprehensive.

The newly revised eleventh edition of this classic school finance text retains its practical tone and superior presentation while

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For educational administration and leadership students taking school finance courses.

A popular, user-friendly school finance text that is both current and comprehensive.

The newly revised eleventh edition of this classic school finance text retains its practical tone and superior presentation while adding the most up-to-date information and material regarding education finance. Providing readers with a firm knowledge of all facets of financing education — along with a number of helpful pedagogical tools such as clear tables and end-of-chapter assignment projects — this new edition adds information on hot button topics including the economics of education, recent and relevant court decisions, and the ongoing debate about school vouchers, tax credits, and charter schools.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137071364
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/11/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
71,119
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Preface

1 The Economics of Education

2 The Need for Adequate Funds

3 Financing Education Equitably

4 Patterns for School Finance Systems

5 Sources of Revenue

6 Eroding Local Control

7 Education: A State Function

8 Federal Interest in Education

9 The Influence and Climate of the Courts

10 Public Funds and Nonpublic Schools

11 Financing School Facilities

12 Administering the District and School Budget

13 Accounting and Auditing

14 Business Aspects of the School Community

15 Human Resources and School Finance

16 The Road Ahead in School Finance

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