Arrives in 3-7 Business Days
School Finance: Achieving High Standards with Equity and Efficiency explores traditional economic and political models and contemporary issues within the current social, political and economic context. It enables readers to see the political and judicial forces at work in shaping school finance policy. It also provides the reader with tools drawn from economics to analyze the impacts of those policies in terms of equity, adequacy, efficiency, and liberty. Readers examine the financial implications of systemic reform, including centralized goal setting and accountability via standards, curricula and testing; decentralized reforms via school-site decision making; and family choice of schooling through charter schools and vouchers for low-income families. School finance experts, political analysts, school administrators.