School Finance: A Policy Perspective / Edition 5

School Finance: A Policy Perspective / Edition 5

by Allan Odden, Lawrence Picus
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0078110289

ISBN-13: 9780078110283

Pub. Date: 03/29/2013

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This text is the preeminent text in the school finance course. With newly organized and updated features, data, and cases, this text presents a clear, comprehensible discussion of how recent research in school finance, resource allocation and use for higher performance, and site-based management may impact the funding of our nation’s schools. Material in this

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This text is the preeminent text in the school finance course. With newly organized and updated features, data, and cases, this text presents a clear, comprehensible discussion of how recent research in school finance, resource allocation and use for higher performance, and site-based management may impact the funding of our nation’s schools. Material in this fifth edition is designed to be fully accessible for students at both the masters and doctoral levels.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078110283
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
03/29/2013
Edition description:
List
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
167,784
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
Chapter 1: The School Finance Problem
PART II: EQUITY IN SCHOOL FINANCE: PROBLEMS, ISSUES, FRAMEWORKS AND NEW APPROACHES
Chapter 2: Traditional and Emerging School Finance Frameworks
Chapter 3: The Public Finance Context for School Finance
Chapter 4: Core Elements of School Finance Formulas: Base Allocations and Adjustments for Different Needs
Chapter 5: Using School Finance Formulas to Fix Problems
PART III: ADEQUACY, PRODUCTIVITY AND EFFICIENCY: PROBLEMS, ISSUES AND NEW APPROACHES
Chapter 6: The Allocation and Use of Educational Resources
Chapter 7: Ways to Improve Educational Productivity
Chapter 8: More Effective Use of Educational Resources
PART IV: POLICY AND MANAGEMENT INNOVATIONS FOR ADDRESSING EQUITY, ADEQUACY AND PRODUCTIVITY IN SCHOOL FINANCE
Chapter 9: School Site Based Finance
Chapter 10: Performance Incentives
Chapter 11: Teacher Compensation
Chapter 12: Barriers and Obstacles to Reform
Appendix: The Simulation

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