Part of the Yearbook of the American Education Finance Association Series
The education system in the United States, and its principle of creating equal opportunity in a democratic society, is failing many children. Dissatisfaction with the system has never been higher. Based on a study of New York schools, this comprehensive book examines how social justice issues relate to outcome equity in education, and suggests ways of using resources more effectively in order to improve learning results.
|Publication date:||29th February 1996|
|Author:||Robert Berne, Lawrence O. Picus|
|Publisher:||Corwin Press Inc an imprint of SAGE Publications Inc|
|Categories:||Philosophy & theory of education, Funding of education & student finance,|
Lawrence O. Picus is professor of education finance and policy at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California. His current research interests focus on adequacy and equity in school finance as well as efficiency and productivity in the provision of educational programs for K-12 school children. Picus is past president of the Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) and is the president of the board of EdSource, a California-based education research organization. Picus is the coauthor of School Finance: A Policy Perspective (5th edition) with Allan R. Odden. He has authored, coauthored, or edited several ...More About Robert Berne, Lawrence O. Picus