The contributors to this volume include scholars and financial analysts. Their data, means of analysis and policy insights should be a useful source for future research and educational improvements. Going beyond mere juxtaposition, the editors' show how chief ideas represented in the chapters relate to one another and have developed over the last few decades.
Part headings: Case Studies of School Equity and Effectiveness: New Jersey, Hartford, Connecticut, and Boston. The Battle for Financial Equity: Federal State, Local District, and Schoolsite. Improving School Productivity from Money to Teachers to Student Learning.