Financing public education in an era of change
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Published by Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation in Bloomington, Ind .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • Public schools -- United States -- Finance.,
  • Education and state -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementK. Forbis Jordan, Teresa S. Lyons.
ContributionsLyons, Teresa S.
LC ClassificationsLB2825 .J674 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination121 p. ;
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1746559M
ISBN 10087367457X
LC Control Number92060500

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The Shaping of American Higher Education - Summary and Trends This book has recounted the major trends in higher education since the Colonial Era, several of which slowed or showed distinct signs of reversal in the most recent periods. Institutions grew larger and more varied. Free public education was common in New England but rare in the South, where most education took place at home with family members or tutors. In the s, Horace Mann of Massachusetts led the common-school movement, which advocated for local property taxes financing public schools. Mann also emphasized positive reinforcement instead of punishment.   Wall Street’s new way of making money from public education — and why it’s a problem It is going to become a big thing in public education over . In an era characterized by levels of school segregation the country has not seen since the mid-twentieth century, cultural critic and American studies professor Noliwe Rooks provides a trenchant analysis of our separate and unequal schools and argues that profiting from our nation’s failure to provide a high-quality education to all children has become a very big business.

Nevertheless, school finance litigation has flourished in state courts. In these cases, challengers have relied on equal protection clauses 1 and/or education clauses 2 contained in state constitutions. By now, lawsuits challenging the legality of state systems of public school finance under state constitutions have been brought in at least 43 states. Higher education, a jewel of American society and an engine of its economy, is under threat, and if the nation is to remain competitive, the financial model must be overhauled, says a new book. Authors of Financing American Higher Education in the Era of Globalization say it will. Since , public education in Kenya has been based on an 8–4–4 system, with eight years of primary education followed by four years of secondary school and four years of college or university. To date, there has been steady growth in the advancement of education in the country. the country boasts of a great number of public and private.   In an era when youth are the the International Commission on Financing Education The ideological divide on this issue—featuring a strong resistance by defenders of public education to Author: Alice Albright.