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Citizens' Committee for Children of New York, NY. – 2002
This study involved focus groups with New York City family day care providers to determine difficulties they experienced in three areas: economic barriers, payment and regulatory barriers, and barriers to workforce development. Overall, providers had difficulty making wages that allowed them to provide for themselves and their families. They…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Early Childhood Education, Family Child Care, Financial Support
Connor, Kim; Melendez, Melinda – 1993
The Parental Choice in Education Initiative was defeated by California voters in a statewide special election in November 1993. The stated purpose of the initiative was to enable parents to choose their children's schools. This document summarizes the provisions of the initiative, analyzes its policy and fiscal impact, and reviews supporting and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Vouchers, Elementary Secondary Education
Quality Education for Minorities Network, Washington, DC. – 1991
This paper addresses school choice, one proposal to address parental involvement concerns, focusing on historical background, definitions, rationale for advocating choice, implementation strategies, and implications for minorities and low-income families. In the past, transfer payment programs such as tuition tax credits and vouchers were…
Descriptors: Competition, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Vouchers, Elementary Secondary Education
Pearlmutter, Sue; Katona, Michelle – 1998
A focus group study examined child care experiences of 16 low-income women living in Cleveland, Ohio to gain an understanding of these women's experiences with child care in general and with the system that assures access to child care subsidies or vouchers for supported child care. Several themes emerged from the study: (1) parents prefer placing…
Descriptors: Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Vouchers
Olsen, Darcy Ann; Brouillette, Matthew J. – 2000
The universal education credit can ease the financial burdens placed on families seeking independent primary and secondary education for their children. This analysis explains how the universal education credit differs from other educational choice reforms, including vouchers and how it works with real families. The way in which state legislators…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Vouchers, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Role
Tronc, Keith, Ed. – 1977
Because Australian school principals are being given increasing autonomy, knowledge of basic accounting principles and skill in elementary financial management are becoming more necessary. This book attempts to supply school administrators with information needed to handle new accounting duties and to lay a foundation for future fuller involvement…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Administration, Educational Economics
Damask, James; Lawson, Robert – 1998
This report sets up a structure for examining the real costs of public education. It defines three approaches of gathering and reporting cost information: narrow (salaries and current expenditures, excluding capital outlays); generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) (costs are recorded during the period in which they occur); and broad (all…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Correlation, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance
Manitoba Dept. of Education, Winnipeg. – 1982
This teaching guide consists of guidelines for conducting two secondary-level introductory accounting courses. Intended for vocational business education students, the courses are designed to introduce financial principles and practices important to personal and business life, to promote development of clerical and bookkeeping skills sufficient…
Descriptors: Accounting, Behavioral Objectives, Bookkeeping, Business Education
Bhaerman, Robert D. – 1970
This booklet describes nine "new currents" in education with the recommendation that local and state federations of the American Federation of Teachers create QuEST committees of teachers to study the implications of all these issues and develop statements and QuEST action programs on them as they relate to local and state situations. The issues…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Educational Finance, Educational Trends, Merit Rating
Marshall, Will; Berg, Joel – 1989
This report examines the claims surrounding proposals to link student financial aid for postsecondary education with national service. As a background to the issue the paper looks at the Citizenship and National Service Act, introduced in January 1989 by Senators Sam Nunn and Charles Robb and Representative Dave McCurdy. The Nunn-McCurdy plan, as…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Trends, Equal Education, Federal Legislation
Pathak, Arohi; Holmes, Dwight; Mincberg, Elliot; Neas, Ralph G. – 2001
In 1997, Arizona enacted a tuition tax credit law. Supporters consider this law a model for improving public education. Opponents believe it is a model for seriously undermining public education, particularly public schools serving poor children. The two types of tax credits Arizona offers are a private tuition tax credit and tax credit for public…
Descriptors: Accountability, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Vouchers, Elementary Secondary Education
Bowman, James L.; And Others – 1973
The objective of the study is to provide a comparison of the educational assistance benefits available to returning servicemen under the three G.I. Bills that have been in effect since 1944. Most of the information deals with the almost 1.4 million veterans receiving educational benefits. Some data are included on the 19,500 vocational…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Vouchers, Federal Aid, Federal State Relationship
Witte, John F. – 1991
A preliminary evaluation and report were conducted of the Milwaukee (Wisconsin) Public Schools' (MPS) Parental Choice Program (PCP) following its first year of operation. The state legislated program provides an opportunity for students meeting specific criteria to attend private, non-sectarian schools in Milwaukee. A payment from public funds…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Vouchers, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Characteristics
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