Financing the New Adequacy: Towards New Models of State Education Finance Systems That Support Standards Based Reform
Deborah A. Verstegen (University of Virginia-Curry School of Education.). Journal of Education Finance. 01/2002. Vol. 27. Iss. 2. p. 749-781.
ABSTRACT: This paper explores the current state education finance systems, the need for reinventing them to provide adequacy and equity aligned to standards based reform is discussed. It also discusses approaches for determining a base spending level considered adequate for the average child to reach high educational standards.