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The State of Inequality

Author(s):
Barton, Paul E.; Coley, Richard J.; Goertz, Margaret E.
Publication Year:
1991
Source:
ETS Policy Information Center Report
Document Type:
Report
Page Count:
30
Subject/Key Words:
Educational Change Educational Finance Equal Education Kentucky New Jersey School Finance State Differences Texas

Abstract

This Policy Information Report looks at legal and legislative struggles over school financing inequalities and how they might change the face of education in this decade as much as any current education reform initiative. This report details disparities in education funding nationally and within the states. It analyzes data that teachers supplied about available instructional resources and student learning. A new wave of court rulings on school finance is also reviewed.

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