This text presents the realities of school finance policy, issues, and applications to prepare educational leadership candidates for their future roles as school principals, superintendents, and other administrative positions. Authors William Owings and Leslie Kaplan provide guidance to help administrators understand the general finance and appropriation structure of federal, state, and local government as well as how to formulate and manage school budgets. They also go beyond coverage found in other texts by providing critical analysis and unique chapters on misconceptions about school finance, demographic issues, spending and student achievement, and future trends. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Grandparents as Parents According to a 2009 Pew Research Center study, 2.9 million school-aged children lived with a grandparent in 2008 (a spike of 16% since 2000 and 6% since 2007a2008). For about four in ten (41%) of these children, anbsp;...
|Title||:||American Public School Finance|
|Author||:||William Owings, Leslie Kaplan|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2012-03-23|