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Fiscal Equalization and School Finance

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Discusses fiscal equalization in financing public education and provides examples of school districts (from varying income levels) that have successfully provided equal access to educational resources.

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  • Reschovsky, Andrew, 1994. "Fiscal Equalization and School Finance," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 47(1), pages 185-197, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:ntj:journl:v:47:y:1994:i:1:p:185-97
    DOI: 10.1086/NTJ41789060
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    1. Ladd, Helen F. & Yinger, John, 1994. "The Case for Equalizing Aid," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 47(1), pages 211-224, March.
    2. Jay G. Chambers, 1978. "Educational Cost Differentials and the Allocation of State Aid for Elementary/Secondary Education," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 13(4), pages 459-481.
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