9780877667643-0877667640-Educational Economics: Where Do School Funds Go? (Urban Institute Press)

Educational Economics: Where Do School Funds Go? (Urban Institute Press)

ISBN-13: 9780877667643
ISBN-10: 0877667640
Edition: first
Author: Roza, Marguerite
Publication date: 2010
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Paperback 126 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780877667643
ISBN-10: 0877667640
Edition: first
Author: Roza, Marguerite
Publication date: 2010
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Paperback 126 pages

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Acknowledged authors Roza, Marguerite wrote Educational Economics: Where Do School Funds Go? (Urban Institute Press) comprising 126 pages back in 2010. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0877667640 and 9780877667643. Since then Educational Economics: Where Do School Funds Go? (Urban Institute Press) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 1.71 or rent at the marketplace.

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Imagine if a school were to spend more per pupil on ceramics electives than core science classes. What if a district were to push more funding to wealthy neighborhoods than to impoverished ones? Such policies would provoke outrage. Yet these schools and districts are real.Today's taxpayers spend almost $9,000 per pupil, roughly double what they spent 30 years ago, and educational achievement doesn't seem to be improving. With the movement toward holding schools and districts accountable for student outcomes, we might think that officials can precisely track how much they are spending per student, per program, per school. But considering the patchwork that is school finance--federal block funding, foundation grants, earmarks, set-asides, and union mandates--funds can easily be diverted from where they are most needed.Educational Economics: Where Do School Funds Go? examines education finance from the school s vantage point, explaining how the varied funding streams can p

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