Maxwell School, Syracuse University

Helping Children Left Behind: State Aid and the Pursuit of Educational Equity
Edited by John Yinger

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Helping Children Left Behind: State Aid and the Pursuit of Educational Equity

 

Preface and Acknowledgments

vii

I

General Analysis of State Aid Reform

 

1

State Aid and the Pursuit of Educational Equity: An Overview
John Yinger

3

2

Financing a Constitutional Education: Views from the Bench
Anna Lukemeyer

59

3

Funding and Accountability: Some Conceptual and Technical Issues
in State Aid Reform

David N. Figlio

87

4

Prospects for Achieving Equity or Adequacy in Education: The Limits of State Aid in General Equilibrium
Thomas J. Nechyba

111

II

Analysis of State Aid Reforms in Individual States

 

5

The Impacts of School Finance Reform in Kansas: Equity Is in the Eye of the Beholder
William Duncombe and Jocelyn M. Johnston

147

6

A Decade of Reform: The Impact of School Reform in Kentucky
Ann E. Flanagan and Sheila E. Murray

195

7

School Finance Reform in Michigan: Evaluating Proposal A
Julie Berry Cullen and Susanna Loeb

215

8

School Finance Reform in Texas: A Never-Ending Story?
Jennifer Imazeki and Andrew Reschovsky

251

9

School Finance Reform and School Quality: Lessons from Vermont
Thomas Downes

283

 

Appendixes

 

A

A Guide to State Court Decisions on Education Finance
Yao Huang, Anna Lukemeyer and John Yinger

317

B

A Guide to State Operating Aid Programs for Elementary and Secondary Education
Yao Huang

331

C

A Guide to State Building Aid Formulas for Elementary and Secondary Education
Wen Wang

353

 

References

367

 

List of Court Cases

387

 

List of Contributors

391

 

Name Index

397

 

Subject Index

399

Trustee Professor of Public Administration and Economics