ERIC Number: ED445392
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Nov
Structure of School Finance in Maryland.
Maryland State Dept. of Legislative Services, Annapolis.
The first section of this report focuses on school finance in Maryland and briefly overviews the relative importance of federal, state and local funding. The next section summarizes state education aid, focusing on policy goals guiding state aid, the brief history of state education aid, and the various approaches Maryland uses to distribute education aid. The third section discusses expenditures and factors contributing to spending differences among school system. Each section examines trends over a period of years to provide a historical perspective. One appendix provides a program-by-program description of many of Maryland's education aid programs, and the second appendix summarizes enhancements made by recent legislation. (DFR)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Dept. of Legislative Services, Annapolis.