ERIC Number: ED378691
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-May
Reference Count: N/A
Linking Education Finance to Education Reform: Selected Proceedings of the Education Finance Workshop (3rd, Atlanta, Georgia, May 18-19, 1994).
National Education Association, Washington, DC.
This document contains selected proceedings from an Education Finance Workshop. The workshop addressed various perspectives about the appropriateness and cost of some currently popular reform approaches. Two introductory papers are: (1) "Our Task: Building the Links," by Ron Henderson; and (2) "Is Public Education Necessary to a Democratic Society?" by Kern Alexander. Articles that address issues in outcome-based education are: (3) "Outcome-based Education as a Product of Trends in School Finance Litigation and School Reform" (Alan Odden); and (4) "The Outcomes-based Accountability System in Dallas" (Sandy Kress). Part 3, "From Theory into Practice: State Experience with Designing and Funding Reform," contains three articles: (5) "Wisconsin's Experience with Linking Education Reform and Finance" (Charles Lentz); (6) "Kentucky's Experience with Linking Education Reform and Finance" (Gretchen Lampe); and (7) "Michigan's Experience with Linking Education Reform with School Finance" (Al Short). The fourth part contains three articles that address issues related to charters and vouchers: (8) "Choice, Vouchers, and Charter Schools: An Overview" (Louann Bierlein); (9) "Vouchers: A Serious Threat to Public Education" (Bill Comer); and (10) "Charter Schools: Time for a Change?" (Larry Wicks). The final article, by Gary Watts, is entitled, "Defining the Future of Public Education." (LMI)
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Vouchers, Elementary Secondary Education, Finance Reform, School Choice, School Restructuring, State Action
NEA Professional Library, P.O. Box 509, West Haven, CT 06516.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.