ERIC Number: ED058473
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Mar
Schools, People, & Money. The Need for Educational Reform. Final Report.
President's Commission on School Finance, Washington, DC.
This report presents proposals for action at every level of government and in every kind of institution that affects and comprises American elementary and secondary education. Part 1, Summary of Findings and Recommendations, deals only with the major issues. Part 2, The Commission's Final Report, contains 15 chapters, as follows: I. Introduction; II. Background; III. The Need for Reform; IV. Preeminence of State Government in Education; V. Full State Funding of Elementary and Secondary Education; VI. Strengthening State Administration of Education; VII. Saving the Inner City Schools; VIII. Toward Early Childhood Education; IX. The Public Interest in Nonpublic Education; X. Making the Educational System Accountable; XI. Relating Education to Career Needs; XII. Creating School Districts with Balanced Resources; XIII. Exploring Innovations and New Alternative; XIV. Asserting the National Interest in Education; and XV. Concluding Comments. Part 3 contains supplementary comments and dissents. Part 4 is comprised of nine appendixes, as follows: A. Executive Order Establishing Commission on School Finance; B. Listing of Organizations that Submitted Statements to Commission; C. Listing of Contractor and Commission Staff Studies (28 studies in 34 volumes); D. State Boards of Education and Chief State School Officers; E. Number of School Districts Operating Schools by State and Type of District; F. Relative Educational Need Index; G. Estimate of Pre-Primary Enrollment; H. Alternative Bases for Federal Incentive Grants for Full-State Funding; and I. Federal Funding of Report Recommendations. (DB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: President's Commission on School Finance, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: United States