State-Level Public School Finance: Effects of Legislation on Cross- and Within-District Income DistributionsZuckerman, Peter R.
This study examines the impact of state-by-state public school finance reform legis- lation on the distribution of incomes within and across school districts. Over the past few decades, there have been changes to state laws which mandate the means by which state aid to local school districts are determined. These new laws tend to increase funding equalization between districts. Using data from the... read more