ERIC Number: ED173900
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun-15
Reference Count: N/A
School Finance in the 70's: The Background for Policy Development.
Berke, Joel S.; And Others
This document provides background information intended to help in the formulation of educational finance policy at the national level. The first chapter discusses variations in spending within and between states since the 1930s; causes for inequitable and inefficient revenue raising and resource allocation; and differences between states in effectiveness of educational finance. The second chapter analyzes the role of federal aid in school finance. The third and final chapter presents the context for policy development, including the updating of equalization aid policies, the impact of court decisions on educational finance, and the role of the Education Amendments of 1974. (PGD)
Descriptors: Court Doctrine, Court Litigation, Court Role, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Equalization Aid, Federal Aid, Finance Reform, Financial Policy, Fiscal Capacity, Fund Raising, Property Taxes, Resource Allocation, School District Spending, School Taxes, State Aid, State School District Relationship, Tables (Data), Tax Effort
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Washington, DC. Education Policy Research Inst.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Amendments 1974; Lau v Nichols; Robinson v Cahill; Rodriguez v San Antonio Independent School District