ERIC Number: ED123734
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
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The Concept of "Thorough and Efficient": A Problem of Definition.
Salmon, R. G.; Alexander, M. D.
This paper reviews the major federal and state court cases dealing with fiscal equalization in state school support programs and discusses in some depth the conflicting rulings of various state courts in this area. Particular emphasis is placed on the New Jersey Supreme Court's decision in Robinson v. Cahill and on the implications of the "thorough and efficient" concept cited by the court in the case. Federal cases reviewed include McInnis v. Shapiro, Burruss v. Wilkerson, and Rodriquez v. San Antonio Independent School District. State cases discussed include Serrano v. Priest (California), Van Dusartz v. Hatfield (Minnesota), Milliken v. Green (Michigan), Thompson v. Engleking (Idaho), Shofstall v. Hollins (Arizona), Northshore School District No. 417 v. Kinnear (Washington), and Robinson v. Cahill (New Jersey). (JG)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Robinson v Cahill