ERIC Number: ED180094
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
The Funding of School Transportation in Tennessee. A Study Made for the Tennessee School Finance Equity Study.
Johns, Roe L.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate present provisions for the financing of school transportation in Tennessee. It includes the following: (1) an analysis of variations among Tennessee districts in the per pupil costs of transportation, (2) an evaluation of the factors that cause variations in per pupil costs that are beyond the control of boards of education, (3) an evaluation of the present formula being used in Tennessee to allocate state funds for pupil transportation services, (4) the development of an improved formula for allocating state funds for pupil transportation services if the present formula is found to be inequitable, and (5) a projection of the impact of any proposed formula on the school districts of Tennessee. Recommendations and numerous tables are included. (Author/IRT)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Florida Univ., Gainesville. Inst. for Educational Finance.; Tennessee State Dept. of Education, Nashville.
Identifiers: Tennessee; Tennessee School Finance Equity Study Project
Note: For related documents, see EA 012 284-292