ERIC Number: ED188312
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Weighted Pupil Education Finance Systems in Three States: Florida, Utah, and New Mexico.
Leppert, Jack; Routh, Dorothy
This report describes the development, implementation, and impact of pupil weighting education finance systems in Florida, Utah, and New Mexico. Data, which were analyzed for pre- and post-reform periods, came from public documents and interviews with 217 state and local officials. Topics covered by the report include a general overview of the weighted pupil system, the research approach and methodology, adoption of the system in the three states, why weights differ from state to state, formula adjustments based on district differences, shifts in the distribution of formula funds since the reform, impact of the system on educational decision-making, issues associated with funding exceptional child education, analysis of distribution, and state efforts to implement a reform. (Author/LD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Florida; New Mexico; Utah; Weighted Pupil Method
Note: Research prepared through MGT of America, Inc.