ERIC Number: ED362949
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-May
Reference Count: N/A
Organization and Financing of Washington Public Schools.
Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia.
This document is a handbook on school organization and finance in Washington State. It encompasses legislation passed during the 1990 and 1991 legislative sessions and school district fiscal data through the 1990-91 school year. The guide attempts to simplify the complex subject of school finance for use by educators, policy makers, and the public. The first section on the foundations of school finance in Washington includes information on the legal foundations of school finance, educational organizations, and financial-management fundamentals. Funding maintenance and operations of schools is the subject of the second section, which includes sources of state support and state, local, and federal funding for maintenance and operations. The third section on funding other school district functions includes school construction and other capital projects, purchase of school buses, and other functions. The fourth section on school statistics and related history includes history of school personnel and compensation, school enrollment, and school district general funds revenues and expenditures. An index and list of maps, tables, and graphs are included. (JPT)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Research; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia.