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Revenue Sharing

Scope Note: 
Practice of returning a percentage of federal tax money to states and localities for locally directed and controlled public service programs -- includes functional grants for education and other major purposes (special) as well as unrestricted grants (general)
Category: Economics and Finance
Broader Terms
Federal Aid
Financial Support
Narrower Terms
Related Terms
Block Grants
Educational Finance
Equalization Aid
Federal Legislation
Federal State Relationship
Government Role
Local Government
Public Policy
School District Autonomy
Tax Allocation
Added to ERIC: 7/16/1973