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Document Number: 3798

Achieving Educational Adequacy through School Finance Reform - This report from the Center for Policy Research in Education (CPRE) argues that imposing statewide student performance standards without adequate financial resources will result in school districts with above average costs not having the funds to educate their students to meet the new standards. The report includes a statistical approach for measuring the costs of public education and ways to integrate those costs into school aid formulas. It also reviews alternative approaches to the measurement of costs. (Andrew Reschovsky and Jennifer Imazeki, CPRE, October 2000)...


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