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ERIC Number: ED140430
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
The Serrano Case: Policy for Education or for Public Finance? The Rand Paper Series.
This paper discusses the impact and implications of school finance equalization, focusing in particular on the Serrano case and its effect on school finance in California. The paper is organized in three main parts. Section 1 is an introductory section that discusses the major legal and practical implications of several court cases involving school finance systems. Section 2 describes California's school finance system as modified in 1973 by Senate Bill 90, in partial response to the Serrano decision. Section 3 examines the impact of the Serrano decision on school finance in California, focusing specifically on its impact on school spending and taxes and its impact on educational reform. (JG)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equalization Aid, Finance Reform, School Taxes, State Aid, State Legislation
The Rand Corporation, 1700 Main Street, Santa Monica, California 90406 ($1.50)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rand Corp., Santa Monica, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California