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Lee, Emma Swift; Ableidinger, Joe – Public School Forum of North Carolina, 2017
For more than 25 years, the Public School Forum of North Carolina has isolated local spending from state and federal spending to examine the capacity and actual effort of counties to support public schools. The annual Local School Finance Study examines not only on the amount that counties spend on schools, but also each county's investment in the…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Aid, Federal Aid, Local Government
Boilard, Steve D. – Lumina Foundation, 2016
This paper provides a conceptual framework that examines the interrelationship between state and institutional finance policies, including state appropriations, tuition and financial aid. It explores how state higher education goals can be advanced through outcomes-based funding policies that provide incentives for institutional behavior, and how…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Aid, Tuition, Student Financial Aid
Zeman, Gail M. – School Business Affairs, 2011
Spending some time getting to know reporters, developing a sense of trust, and recognizing that one can meet each other's needs can go a long way toward making the school district-media relationship positive and symbiotic. Many districts have public information officers--even departments--that deal with the media every day. But it is good for…
Descriptors: School Business Officials, School Districts, Mass Media, News Reporting
Council of the Great City Schools, 2008
This report describes statistical indicators developed by the Council of the Great City Schools and its member districts to measure big-city school performance on a range of operational functions in business, finance, human resources and technology. The report also presents data city-by-city on those indicators. This is the second time that…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Statistical Data, Educational Finance, Educational Administration
Council of the Great City Schools, 2008
This report describes statistical indicators developed by the Council of the Great City Schools and its member districts to measure big-city school performance on a range of operational functions in business, finance, human resources and technology. The report also presents data city-by-city on those indicators. This is the second time that…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Program Effectiveness, Human Resources, School Districts
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Knoeppel, Robert C.; Della Sala, Matthew R. – Educational Considerations, 2015
The conceptualization and measurement of education finance equity and adequacy has engaged researchers for more than three decades. At the same time, calls for increased academic accountability and higher student achievement in K-12 public education have reached new levels at both the national and state levels. Aligning these represents an…
Descriptors: Accountability, State Policy, Educational Finance, Outcomes of Education
Falkenstern, Colleen – Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, 2018
This issue of "WICHE Insights" reviews the results of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education's (WICHE) annual survey of tuition and fees at public postsecondary institutions in the WICHE region in the context of state higher education finance policy. In light of steady increases in tuition and fees rates, modest growth in…
Descriptors: Tuition, Fees, Higher Education, Public Colleges
Maloney, Larry D.; Wolf, Patrick J. – School Choice Demonstration Project, 2017
New York City was home to 1,575 district and 183 charter schools in Fiscal Year 2014 (FY2014). Seven percent of all public school students in New York City attended charter schools that year. Researchers systematically reviewed funding and spending documents involving the city's district-run and independent charter schools for FY2014. Research…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Educational Equity (Finance)
Council of the Great City Schools, 2014
In 2002 the "Council of the Great City Schools" and its members set out to develop performance measures that could be used to improve business operations in urban public school districts. The Council launched the "Performance Measurement and Benchmarking Project" to achieve these objectives. The purposes of the project was to:…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Public Schools, School Districts, Educational Assessment
Lee, Emma Swift; Wagner, Lindsay – Public School Forum of North Carolina, 2018
For more than 25 years, the Public School Forum of North Carolina has isolated local spending from state and federal spending to examine the capacity and actual effort of counties to support public schools. The annual Local School Finance Study examines not only on the amount that counties spend on schools, but also each county's investment in the…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Aid, Federal Aid, Local Government
Baker, Bruce; Farrie, Danielle; Sciarra, David G. – Education Law Center, 2018
"Is School Funding Fair? A National Report Card" analyzes the condition of state school finance systems with a focus on the fair distribution of resources to the neediest students. The Report Card makes a number of assumptions about how school funding systems should be designed: (1) a fair funding system should provide levels of funding…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Equity (Finance), Financial Support, State Aid
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Badu, Edward; Kissi, Ernest; Boateng, Emmanuel B.; Antwi-Afari, Maxwell F. – Africa Education Review, 2018
Education is the mainstay of the development of any nation; and in developing countries it has become the backbone of human resource development, ensuring effective growth of the economy; however, its corresponding infrastructure development is lacking. Governments around the globe are finding it difficult to provide the needed infrastructure.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Educational Facilities, Educational Facilities Improvement
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Zimmerman, John – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
Many educators use the preparation of a Business Plan as a culminating assignment in entrepreneurship courses. Additionally, a number of institutions and organizations conduct business plan competitions to further entrepreneurship education. The objective for both of these exercises is to prepare student entrepreneurs for the challenging task of…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods, Business Administration Education, Business Education
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Pijanowski, John – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2016
Our current conceptions of educational adequacy emerged out of an era dominated by equity-based school resource litigation. During that time of transitioning between successful litigation strategies, legal opinions provided clues as to how future courts might view a norm-referenced approach to establishing an adequacy standard--an approach that…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Student Rights, Civil Rights, Norm Referenced Tests
Odden, Allan – Consortium for Policy Research in Education, 2007
This policy brief describes how the Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE) has approached the objectives of educational equity and adequacy over the past decade and a half, and reveals how their current finance research has begun to explicitly link the level and use of resources with strategies that districts and schools can deploy to…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Strategies, Finance Reform, Educational Finance
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