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Journal of Education Finance, 2017
In 2016, a group of school finance scholars and public school practitioners gathered in Jacksonville, Florida, for the National Education Finance Academy's annual conference to discuss, among an array of topics, the state of P-20 finance in all 50 states. At the roundtable discussion, 36 states were represented, and scholars representing 30 states…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, English Language Learners, Resource Allocation, School District Spending
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Weiler, Spencer C.; Hartman, William – Journal of Education Finance, 2015
In February 2015 a large group of scholars, researchers, and practitioners interested in P-20 finance issues gathered in St. Louis, Missouri, for the National Education Finance Academy's annual conference, on February 25-27, 2015 to discuss, among multiple topics, the state of P-20 finance in all 50 states. There were 35 states represented in the…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Krueger, Jo Ann – Journal of Education Finance, 1975
Describes the political process that resulted in passage of a comprehensive state school aid equalization formula by the 1974 New Mexico legislature. Compares New Mexico's experience with various findings and concepts from the educational literature, particularly Berke's study of successful finance reform efforts. (JG)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Equalization Aid
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Jordan, Teresa S.; Garcia, J. Placido, Jr.; Kops, Gerald; Jordan, K. Forbis – Journal of Education Finance, 1998
During 1995 to 1996, a state-appointed task force examined historical information about New Mexico's school funding, the context of K-12 education, major funding-formula changes since 1974, data from interviews and surveys of school personnel, and data on fiscal capacity, tax effort, equity, and costs. Funding formula changes were recommended. (21…
Descriptors: Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Finance Reform
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Alexander, M. David; Salmon, Richard G. – Journal of Education Finance, 1976
Analyzes the content and impact of federal legislation governing federal aid for Indian education, discusses the financial status of Indian elementary and secondary schools in New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Washington, and presents several alternative formulas for financing Indian education. (Author/JG)
Descriptors: American Indians, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education
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Townsel, Alvin H. – Journal of Education Finance, 1976
Briefly analyzes school finance reform legislation for 18 states, emphasizing those provisions with the most impact on urban residents. The 18 states include California, Colorado, Florida, Kentucky, Georgia, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Mexico, Arizona, New Jersey, Maine, Connecticut, New York, and Minnesota.…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Equalization Aid, Finance Reform
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King, Richard A. – Journal of Education Finance, 1983
Data are analyzed in support of the conclusion that fiscal neutrality has nearly been achieved since 1974 legislation mandating uniform tax rates and a foundation program of school aid. Remaining disparities in per pupil revenue and expenditure are interpreted as a function of varying pupil and school district needs. (MJL)
Descriptors: Educational Equity (Finance), Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Equalization Aid
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Pogrow, Stanley; Swift, Douglas – Journal of Education Finance, 1977
Descriptors: Cost Indexes, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Finance Reform