School Finance: A Policy Perspective

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-04-20
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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School Financeis a core text for all masters and doctoral level students of educational administration that - in addition to a clear and concise presentation of the subject - offers unique computer simulations in which students can apply school finance formulas to better understand the real-world consequences of decisions and allocations.

Author Biography

Allan Odden is professor of educational leadership and policy analysis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Table of Contents

Introduction and Overview to School Finance
Legal Issues in School Finance
A Framework for Assessing Equity and Adequacy in School Finance
Adequate Staffing and Resources for America's Schools
Financing Educational Facilities
Allocation and Use of the Education Dollar
Using Education Dollars More Effectively
School District Budgeting
School Finance Structures: Formula Options
The Public Finance Context
Improving State School Finance Systems
Redesigning Teacher Salary Structures
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