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Courting failure : how school finance lawsuits exploit judges' good intentions and harm our children

Author: Eric A Hanushek; Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace. Koret Task Force on K-12 Education.; Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace.
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Education Next Books, ©2006.
Series: Hoover Institution Press publication, 551.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The expert contributors to this volume assess recent court actions in school adequacy lawsuits and their impact on student outcomes. They show that simply throwing more resources at the problem has not brought about a solution and call for changes centered around accountability, incentives, and more informed parents and policymakers.
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Courting failure.
Stanford, Calif. : Education Next Books, ©2006
(DLC) 2006017909
(OCoLC)70106835
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric A Hanushek; Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace. Koret Task Force on K-12 Education.; Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace.
ISBN: 9780817947835 0817947833 9780817947880 0817947884
OCLC Number: 839305098
Notes: "An assessment from the Hoover Institution's Koret Task Force on K-12 education."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 366 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction / Eric A. Hanushek --
Campaign for fiscal equity v. New York: the march of folly / Sol Stern --
The legal backdrop to adequacy / Alfred A. Lindseth --
High-poverty, high-performance schools, districts, and states / Herbert J. Walberg --
High-spending, low-performing school districts / Williamson M. Evers and Paul Clopton --
Thorough and efficient private and public schools / Paul E. Peterson --
How can anyone say what's adequate if nobody knows how money is spent now? / Marguerite Roza and Paul T. Hill --
Science violated: spending projections and the "costing out" of an adequate education / Eric A. Hanushek --
Adequacy beyond dollars: the productive use of school time / E.D. Hirsch, Jr. --
Funding for performance: a policy statement of the Koret Task Force.
Series Title: Hoover Institution Press publication, 551.
Responsibility: edited by Eric A. Hanushek ; contributions by Williamson M. Evers [and others].
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