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ERIC Number: ED298667
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Minnesota School Finance. A Guide for Legislators.
Gronseth, Marsha; And Others
The Minnesota school finance system is the method by which funds are provided for the operation of public elementary and secondary schools and public postsecondary vocational-technical institutes. This document comprises a reference guide for state legislators to the Minnesota school finance system. It begins with historical and legal background information on school finance in Minnesota, along with a brief survey of school finance litigation and a description of the Minnesota public school system. Subsequent chapters cover: (1) basic shool finance terms and concepts; (2) the foundation aid program; (3) additional features of the foundation aid program; (4) funding for school transportation; (5) funding of special education and education for limited English proficient pupils; (6) funding of community, adult, and early childhood education; (7) vocational-technical education; (8) miscellaneous state funds for education; (9) tax relief aids and aids in lieu of taxes; (10) nonmaintenance school district levies; (11) capital finance; (12) school district accounting; (13) teacher retirement; and (14) teacher mobility incentives. (TE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Budgeting, Early Childhood Education, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support, Foundation Programs, Incentive Grants, School Accounting, School Funds, School Support, School Taxes, Special Education, State Aid, State Programs, Tax Allocation, Transportation, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota House of Representatives, St. Paul. Research Dept.
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota