The Equity of School Facilities Funding: Examples from Kentucky.

Web Abstract: 
This article presents an analysis of the school capital funding system in Kentucky since 1990, using the operating-revenue analysis concepts of horizontal equity, vertical equity, and fiscal neutrality. In general one could tentatively conclude that Kentucky's capital-funding system was reasonably equitable until an expansion of district options in 2003-04 was followed by greater measures of inequity. This analysis points to specific methods for Kentucky to restore equity to its school capital funding structure as well as a model for analysis of other capital funding systems.
Author: 
Glenn, William J.; Picus, Lawrence O.; Odden, Allan; Aportela, Anabel
Journal: 
Education Policy Analysis Archives
Media Type: 
Text
Publication Date: 
07/31/2009
Page Numbers: 
18p.
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