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Financing Education in a Climate of Change (10th Edition)

Financing Education in a Climate of Change (10th Edition)
Author: Vern R. Brimley - Rulon R. Garfield
ISBN 13: 9780205511792
ISBN 10: 205511791
Edition: 10
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Publication Date: 2007-03-17
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 432
List Price: $136.00

This classic text on school finance contains the most comprehensive and current information that affects school finance, including historical, economic, technological/mathematical, and legal points of view.

This book is both scholarly and engaging, and is practical, easy-to-read and comprehend; appealing to a diverse audience of students, educational leaders, parents, and legislators. School finance is an evolving topic and this text, now in its Tenth Edition, continues to cover all current trends to provide readers with a firm knowledge of educational finance trends and issues that administrators need to understand. It serves as an excellent reference for both practitioners and academics.


A text for a beginning course in school finance, with an emphasis on the principle of equalization of educational opportunity. Contains chapters on economics of education, sources of revenue, federal interest in education, public funds and nonpublic schools, accounting and auditing, and human resources. Includes chapter summaries and projects. This seventh edition is updated with current court cases and legislative mandates. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.