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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 : English
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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, argue Hess and Osberg, but eliminating  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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