ERIC Number: EJ548957
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Equality or Choice? School Finance Reform and the Income- Expenditure Relationship.
Addonizio, Michael F.
Journal of Education Finance, v12 n1 p22-42 Sum 1997
In fashioning public school finance systems, states must balance competing values. Michigan's replacement of a general-aid formula and numerous categorical grant programs with a modified foundation formula constituted a substantial shift away from choice (local determination of spending level) and toward equality (smaller intradistrict spending disparities achieved through state-imposed spending levels for local districts). (29 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Michigan