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Foundation Programs

Scope Note: 
Systems whereby state funds are used to supplement local or intermediate school district funds for elementary and secondary education -- a "minimum foundation" of financial support is usually guaranteed regardless of the local district's ability to support education (Note: Prior to Mar80, this term was not scoped and was sometimes used to index "Philanthropic Foundations")
Category: Economics and Finance
Broader Terms
State Aid
Narrower Terms
Related Terms
Educational Equity (Finance)
Educational Finance
Equalization Aid
Federal Aid
Financial Support
Incentive Grants
School Funds
School Support
Added to ERIC: 7/1/1966