When Money Matters: How Educational Expenditures Improve Student Performance and How They Don't

Author(s):
Wenglinsky, Harold
Publication Year:
1997
Report Number:
PIC-WMM
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Subject/Key Words:
Student achievement educational spending school finance finance equalization

Abstract

This Policy Information Perspective reviews the controversy over whether school expenditures affect student performance. It presents the first study since the 1966 Coleman Report to address this issue for a nationally-representative sample of students and schools. While supplies last, print copies can be ordered from the Policy Information Center for $9.50.

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