ERIC Number: ED236782
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Financing Schooling in Alberta. Summary Report of the Minister's Task Force on School Finance.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
In this report the 1982 Alberta Task Force summarizes its conclusions and presents 19 recommendations under 4 priorities. The first prioriity includes recommendations in the following areas having general impact and/or involving substantial general funding: local shares of costs, assessment distribution, supplementary requisitions, supplementary requisition equalization grant, pupil grant weighting factors, and pupil transportation. The second priority concerns particular program grant recommendations focused on special education, industrial education, work experience and business education costs, small schools and jurisdictions, and declining enrollment. Under the third priority are recommendations on other elements related to school finance: regional education price indexes, teacher inservice, and simplifying grant formulas. Included under the fourth priority are recommendations for further study: distribution of assessment, population density, language immersion, early childhood services support, and local level efficiency. Also included are two appendixes. (MD)
Descriptors: Categorical Aid, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Equalization Aid, Foreign Countries, Grants, School Support, Special Education, Special Programs, State Aid
Publications, Alberta Education, Devonian Building, 11160 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 0L2 CANADA.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Note: For related documents, see EA 016 167-169.