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Policy Brief

Including School Finance in Systemic Reform Strategies: A Commentary

This 1994 CPRE Finance Brief takes a look at the school finance issue and proposes that education funding be tied more closely to systemic reform initiatives.  It next describes past trends in school finance and current challenges to traditional education funding sources.  Policy implications of these changes are presented, followed by a discussion of possible components of a finance stystem based on systemic reform. 

Publication Date

May 1994