Financing Schools and Educational Programs: Policy, Practice, and Politics

Financing Schools and Educational Programs: Policy, Practice, and Politics

by Al Ramirez

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475801774
Publisher: R&L Education
Publication date: 11/16/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Dr. Al Ramirez is aprofessor in the department of Leadership, Research and Foundations at the University of Colorado, Colorado Spring, whose experience includes positions as a teacher, counselor, principal, central office administrator and superintendent of schools. He has also held key education policy positions in the Nevada and Illinois state departments of education and served as Chief State School Officer in Iowa.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Dimensions of Education Finance
Chapter 2 Historical Perspectives on Funding
Chapter 3 Money and Learning
Chapter 4 School Finance and the Courts
Chapter 5 Equity and Adequacy
Chapter 6 State Finance Systems
Chapter 7 Alternative Funding Systems
Chapter 8 Federal Funds
Chapter 9 Employee Compensation
Chapter 10 Revenue for Schools
Chapter 11 Understanding Budgets
Chapter 12 School Facilities
Chapter 13 Securing Grant Funds
Chapter 14 Future Trends in School Finance
Index

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