TITLE

Performance-Based Funding

AUTHOR(S)
Hanushek, Eric A.; Lindseth, Alfred A.
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Education Week;6/10/2009, Vol. 28 Issue 33, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The authors argue that for schools to improve they need increased funding combined with changes in the way money is spent. They suggest five objectives, including strong standards, assessment and accountability, local decision making, and direct reward of performance. They also suggest accurate information systems and equitable funding. They highlight Massachusetts as the only state that has combined their methods with increased funding, and thus was able to document real improvements.
ACCESSION #
42314649

 

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