[Reston, Va.] : Association of School Business Officials International ; Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, c2010.
xv, 120 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-118).
Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Paving the Road to Support American Public Education Chapter 3 American Public Education the Land of Unequal Funding Chapter 4 The Expenditure Divide in the Land of Unequal Opportunity Chapter 5 Narrowing the Gap of Educational Funding Chapter 6 Budgetary Issues in an Economic Recession Chapter 7 Prioritize Education Expenditure to Maximize Student Opportunities Chapter 8 Conclusion.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
The challenge of proper school finance goes beyond having a balanced budget to finding strategies that maximize money to improve schools and equalize student achievement. School finance deals with how money works to support school operations and answer rigorous accountability such as the No Child Left Behind mandate. This book paints a comprehensive picture of school finance to illuminate issues with the current system and suggest ways to improve that system. (source: Nielsen Book Data)