ERIC Number: ED022801
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Reference Count: 0
Changing Demands on Education and their Fiscal Implications.
Norton, John K.
In exploring the economics of education this report discusses and extensively quotes the findings and conclusions of research dealing with (1) the demands of modern technology on the public schools, (2) the relation of education to individual earnings. (3) education as an investment in human capital and as a factor in national economic growth, (4) the effect of education on particular segments of production, (5) the losses to the individual and the society that result from inadequate schooling, (6) the requisites for developing a productive system of public education, (7) the adequacy of present financial support of the schools and required future expenditures, and (8) necessary fiscal action to provide adequate financing for the schools. One section of the report deals specifically with school dropouts. (EF)
Descriptors: Automation, Disadvantaged, Dropouts, Economic Development, Economic Research, Educational Demand, Educational Finance, Employment Patterns, Equal Education, Expenditures, Graphs, Income, Literacy, Productivity, Statistical Data
National Committee for Support of the Public Schools, 1424 16th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. ($1.00)
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Authoring Institution: National Committee for Support of the Public Schools, Washington, DC.