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Sharp, William L. – NASSP Bulletin, 1994
Secondary school principals should understand school finance basics, including property tax components (tax base, assessment practice, and tax rate); allowable tax reductions and exemptions; common arguments against the property tax; cost and valuation per pupil formulas; educational equity arguments; state foundation programs; and various types…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance, Principals
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Alexander, Nicola A.; Holquist, Samantha; Kim, Hyunjun – Journal of Education Finance, 2018
Equity is an important feature of state education finance formulas. This article examines one aspect of equity, the equalization of purchasing power that is associated with geographic location. We applied two methods to the 2013-2014 Minnesota school finance system to equalize the purchasing power of districts for that year. The level of imparity…
Descriptors: Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance, Purchasing, School Location
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Ullrich, Laura D.; Murray, Matthew N. – Journal of Education Finance, 2017
"Tennessee Small School Systems v. McWherter" case led to a significant reform of the state's school finance system during 1992-1993 with the phased-in implementation of the Basic Education Program. This paper examines the impact of Tennessee's school finance reform on education spending using a complete panel of school districts from…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, State Legislation, Educational Legislation, Educational Finance
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Verstegen, Deborah A.; Driscoll, Lisa G. – Journal of Education Finance, 2008
This is a watershed era in education as the states and the nation move from the old equity and adequacy of minimums and basic skills to the new equity and adequacy of excellence in education and proficiency outcomes for all children and at all schools. This is being driven by the requirements of the knowledge society, global economy, and…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Excellence in Education, State Standards, Finance Reform
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Ding, Weili; Lu, Ming – Frontiers of Education in China, 2007
Lacking guidance of general equilibrium (GE) theories in public economics and the corresponding proper mechanisms, China has not surprisingly witnessed an inequality in educational expenditures across regions as well as insufficiency of funds for education in poor areas. It is wrongly thought that what happens is due to the decentralized financing…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Educational Finance, Foreign Countries, Access to Education
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El Massah, Suzanna Sobhy; Fadly, Dalia – International Journal of Educational Management, 2017
Purpose: The study uses data drawn from a senior finance major cohort of 78 female undergraduates at Zayed University (ZU)-UAE to investigate factors, which increase the likelihood of achieving better academic performance in an Islamic finance course based on information about socioeconomic background of female students. The paper aims to discuss…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Females, Academic Achievement
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Joyce, Marguerite P. – Business Communication Quarterly, 2008
Businesses continue to use the job interview as a final determinant of the applicant's good fit for the company and its culture. Today, many companies are hiring less and/or are taking longer to find just the right person with the right skills for the right job. If an applicant is asked to come for an interview, the general feeling is that the…
Descriptors: Personnel Selection, Employment Interviews, Questioning Techniques, Job Skills
Smith, Joanna; Gasparian, Hovanes; Perry, Nicholas; Capinpin, Fatima – Center for American Progress, 2013
How a state chooses to design its system of funding schools is ultimately a question of education governance, determining who--state policymakers, school districts, or school principals--gets to make the decisions about how and where funding is spent. States have two primary ways of funding schools: the foundation, or base funding that is intended…
Descriptors: Governance, Educational Finance, Funding Formulas, State Aid
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Frank, Mary Margaret; Haskins, Mark E.; Lynch, Luann J. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
Many successful non-financial managers aspire to contribute at the larger table of management decision making. To do so necessitates broadening their skills to include financial acumen. For non-financial managers, learning new financial constructs can be daunting, and knowing when to use which tool is challenging. We describe a…
Descriptors: Management Development, Business Administration Education, Instructional Design, Minicourses
Cohan, Jeremy – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The United States has, for the last generation, been going through a significant and highly contested period of change in its schools. A bipartisan consensus around a reform agenda of accountability and choice was rolled out nationwide, with promises of closing achievement gaps and raising standards, all without the infusion of new resources. This…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Unions
Justus, Hope – Compact, 1973
Argues that press coverage has been misleading regarding the Rodriguez and the Serrano vs. Priest cases, thus creating confusion over the basic issues of school finance. (Author/JN)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Educational Finance, Equal Education, Finance Reform
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Canon, Katherine – Peabody Journal of Education, 2010
This article presents the state education finance and governance of Delaware. Funding for public education generally comes from three sources: the federal government (7.6%), the state government (64.3%), and local governments (28.1%). Educational expenditures for K-12 public schools in Delaware total $1.66 billion. Per-pupil expenditure in the…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Change, Profiles, Demography
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Clement, Thomas; LeMire, Steven; Silvernagel, Craig – Journal of Education for Business, 2015
The authors examine whether U.S. college-level entrepreneurship education demonstrates a bias favoring venture capital (VC) financing while marginalizing trade credit financing, and the resulting impact on entrepreneurship students. A sample of U.S. business textbooks and survey data from entrepreneurship students reveals a significant bias toward…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Entrepreneurship, Financial Support, Bias
Caldwell, Sherri L. – Vocational Education Journal, 1990
Describes Project ESTEEM, a program to help single mothers on welfare become self-sufficient. It combines one course--banking and finance--with the basics of how to look for and find a job. (JOW)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Fatherless Family, Females, Job Search Methods
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Krause, Mike – Peabody Journal of Education, 2010
This article presents the state education finance and governance profile of Tennessee. The 17th largest state, Tennessee is home to 2.01% of the nation's inhabitants. Funding of K-12 education in Tennessee is accomplished via a formula known as the Basic Educational Program (BEP). This plan primarily utilizes school district enrollment numbers to…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Assessment, Alignment (Education), Profiles
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