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Stretching the school dollar : how schools and districts can save money while serving students best

Author: Frederick M Hess; Eric Osberg
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Education Press, ©2010.
Series: Educational innovations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Simultaneous pressures to reduce costs and increase student achievement have never been greater than they are today. Not only is cost-cutting essential in this era of tightened resources, argue Hess and Osberg, but eliminating inefficient spending is critical for freeing up resources to drive school reform. Stretching the School Dollar book brings together a dynamic group of authors--scholars, consultants,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick M Hess; Eric Osberg
ISBN: 9781934742648 1934742643 9781934742655 1934742651
OCLC Number: 659712295
Description: viii, 351 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Frederick M. Hess --
A warning for all who would listen --
America's public schools face a forthcoming fiscal tsunami / James W. Guthrie and Arthur Peng --
What's happening in the states / June Kronholz --
Now is a great time to consider the per-unit cost of everything in education / Marguerite Roza --
Managing for results in America's great city schools / Michael Casserly --
The efficient use of teachers / Steven F. Wilson --
More productive schools through online learning / John E. Chubb --
Large-scale cost cutting and reorganizing / Jill Corcoran, Reginald Gilyard, Lane McBride, and Jamal Powell --
Investing in improvement --
strategy and resource allocation in public school districts / Stacey Childress --
First-person tale of cost-cutting success / Nathan Levenson --
Overcoming the political barriers to change / Martin R. West.
Series Title: Educational innovations.
Responsibility: Frederick M. Hess and Eric Osberg, editors.

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