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American Public School Finance

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ISBN-10: 0534643728

ISBN-13: 9780534643720

Edition: 2006

Authors: William Owings, Leslie Kaplan

List price: $152.95
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School principals, superintendents, and other administrative personnel must have a solid understanding of the general finance and appropriation structure of federal, state, and local government as well as the ability to formulate and manage school budgets. With the guidance of this new text, educational leadership candidates preparing for such roles will learn the realities of school finance policy, issues, and applications. By providing critical analysis and by including unique chapters on misconceptions about school finance, demographic issues, spending and student achievement, and future trends, authors William Owings and Leslie Kaplan exceed the coverage of these topics as found in…    
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Book details

List price: $152.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 6/2/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 448
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Leslie S. Kaplan (Ed.D.), a retired school administrator in Newport News, Virginia, is a full-time education writer and an adjunct research professor at Old Dominion University. She has provided middle and high school instructional leadership as well as central office leadership as a director of program development. Before becoming a school administrator, she worked as a middle and high school English teacher and as a school counselor with articles frequently published in The School Counselor. Kaplan's scholarly publications, co-authored with William A. Owings, appear in numerous professional journals. She also has co-authored several books and monographs with Owings, including CULTURE…    

Misconceptions about School Finance
History of School Finance
The Legal Framework for Financing Public Education
School Finance as Investment in Human Capital
Taxation Issues
Fiscal Capacity
Fiscal Effort
Equity and Adequacy
The Structure of School Finance Systems
Demographics Issues in Financing Education
Budgeting: Applying Policy Values
Spending and Student Achievement
Critical and Emerging Issues