June 1997      
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Contents

Dedication

Foreword

Paul D. Planchon

Acknowledgments

Introduction and Overview

William J. Fowler Jr.

The Dynamics of Teacher Salary Expense

Hamilton Lankford, Peter Ochshorn, and James Wyckoff

How School Districts Respond to Fiscal Constraint

Helen F. Ladd

The Condition of Urban School Finance: Efficient Resource Allocation in Urban Schools

Dale Ballou

Reinventing Education Finance: Alternatives for Allocating Resources to Individual Schools

James W. Guthrie

Exploring Alternatives for School-Based Funding

Catherine Clark and Laurence A. Toenjes


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