Education Finance Law

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R. Craig Wood (3rd Ed.)(2007)

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Paperback, 111 pages

Monograph No. 75

ISBN-10: 1-56534-128-7

ISBN-13: 978-1-56534-128-9

Each state legislature has created a system of state and local monies for the financing of public elementary and secondary education that has evolved over a lengthy period of time. The financing of public education has a long history involving the tension within society in terms of education finance methodology and adjudicating these methodologies relative to various equity agendas, including perceived wrongs in society. This book examines this history and reviews several strategies currently in place in constitutuional challenges to funding public education.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Education Finance

Chapter 2: Equal Educational Opportunities and Public Education

Chapter 3: Revenues and Equity

Chapter 4: Education Finance Distribution Formulas

Chapter 5: Measuring Education Finance Equity

Chapter 6: Basis for Education Finance Challenges

Chapter 7: Education Finance Litigation: Equity and Adequacy

Chapter 8: Present Strategies and Lawsuits

Chapter 9: Future Education Finance Issues

Appendix Table of Cases