ERIC Number: ED470015
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Jul
Developments in School Finance, 1999-2000. Fiscal Proceedings from the Annual State Data Conference (July 1999 and July 2000).
Fowler, William J., Jr., Ed.
This volume includes six papers from the 1999 and 2000 Summer Data Conferences that address a variety of educational finance topics intended to promote the exchange of ideas among researchers and policymakers. After the introduction and overview by William J. Fowler, Jr., the six essays are: (1) "Evaluating School Performance: Are We Ready for Prime Time?" (Robert Bifulco and William Duncombe); (2) "Using National Data to Assess Local School District Spending on Professional Development" (Kieran M. Killeen, David H. Monk, and Margaret L. Plecki); (3) "Making Money Matter: Financing America's Schools" (Helen F. Ladd and Janet S. Hansen); (4) "Reform and Resource Allocation: National Trends and State Policies" (Jane Hannaway, Shannon McKay, and Yasser Nakib); (5) "School Finance Litigation and Property Tax Revolts: How Undermining Local Control Turns Voters Away from Public Education" (William A. Fischel); and (6) "Where Does New Money Go? Evidence from Litigation and a Lottery" (Thomas S. Dee). (RT)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Data Analysis, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Government Publications, Performance Based Assessment, School District Spending, School Funds, State Aid
ED Pubs, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll Free). For full text: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2002/2002316.pdf.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.