Education Finance Reform in New York: Calculating the Cost of a “Sound Basic Education” in New York City
William Duncombe (Center for Policy Research, The Maxwell School, Syracuse University), John Yinger (Education Finance and Accountability Program, Center for Policy Research, The Maxwell School, Syracuse University) & Anna Lukemeyer (University of Nevada, Las Vegas). Center for Policy Research. 01/2004. p. 32.
ABSTRACT: This policy brief reviews first various definitions of “sound basic education” used in the current debate on educational adequacy in New York State school finance reform. The main part of the brief discusses how to calculate the cost of a sound basic education once it has been defined by lawmakers.