Money and Schools
For aspiring principals in school finance courses, Money and Schools explains and demonstrates the relationship between money and student achievement. Grounded in research, this book provides a broad overview of funding concepts and a detailed examination of daily funding operations. Full of rich pedagogical features—including chapter-by-chapter case studies, point/counterpoint discussion, and portfolio exercises—this accessible book offers strong connections to real-world experiences and detailed information on pre K-12 funding history, concepts, and current operations.
New To this Edition:
- Up-to-date research on the impact of money on student learning outcomes, reflecting alterations to state aid distribution formulas, new federal accounting standards, and a changing landscape in school finance litigation.
- New concepts that have gained traction since the last edition of the book, including school choice and privatization, Common Core State Standards, teacher evaluation controversy, and growth of online options at the K-12 level.
- Updated and enhanced web resources and recommended reading lists that are aligned with the key concepts and content of each chapter, in addition to online instructor resources.