Lack of family structure, violence in the schools, and overcrowded classrooms spur a never-ending cry for qreformsq to confront such issues. Quentin L. Quade cuts through the alarming din to what he feels is the real heart of the matter - the ways society assigns tax dollars dedicated to education, what he refers to as educational finance monopoly - or EFM. Financing Education examines the major problems of American K-12 education, establishes the causal connections with EFM, offers school choice without financial penalty as a powerful and obvious cure, and examines several American school choice proposals. It will be of interest to policymakers, policy analysts, educators, taxpayers, parents, and all persons concerned about America's educational quality.aquot;Even if educational finance monopoly is destructive to parents and students, don a#39;t disturb EFM! ... Moreover, the aquot;siphonaquot; charge entirely begs the question as to the relationship between school expenditure and school quality. ... Approaching Genuine Choice: A Litmus Test One can accept, even welcome, gradual approaches to educational choice, not because choice is experimental and certainly notanbsp;...
|Author||:||Quentin L. Quade|
|Publisher||:||Transaction Publishers - 1996-01-01|