The Equity of School Finance Systems Over Time: The Value Judgments Inherent in Evaluation
Educational Administration Quarterly, 15(2): 14-34.
Berne, Robert and Leanna Stiefel
Numerous value judgments are embedded in the standards used to evaluate whether a school finance system has become more or less equitable over time. Data from 20 states are analyzed to demonstrate that alternative value judgments affect the measurement of a state's movement toward or away from equity.