The Coming of Age of School-Level Finance Data

Berne, R., Moser, M. & Stiefel, L.
Journal of Education Finance, Vol. 22, No. 3, Winter 1997, pp 246-254.

Discusses implications for school finance data collection and analysis of shifting to schools as key management and policy units. Discusses questions that school-level data can answer concerning resource utilization efficiency, effectiveness, intent, and equity. Outlines conceptual issues (school definition and identification) and database realities. Illustrates issues problems, and principles, using examples from Rochester, New York.

Wagner Faculty