Venturesome Capital- State Charter School Finance Systems

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Unformatted text preview: charter schools, and 14 systems leave charter schools with less funding per pupil for capital than found in school districts. Placing a dollar value on how much funding charter schools receive compared to school districts is a difficult task without detailed revenue allocation figures for school districts and charter schools. The state profiles in the appendix contain more precise estimates. 88 Comparability of Charter School and School District Funding Future reports of the National Charter School Finance Study will contain comprehensive revenue and expenditure data that will make it easier to assess comparability issues. 89 References References Adonizio, M. 1999. “New Revenues for Public Schools: Alternatives to Broad-Based Taxes.” Selected Papers in School Finance, 1997-98. Ed. Fowler, W. Washington, DC. National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Anthony, P., Scarpati, S., Bukowick, G. March 1996. “Massachusetts Charter Schools: Who Is Attending, Why, and What Public Education Can Learn from Them.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Education Finance Association, Savannah, Ga. Arsen, D. March 1999. “Charter School Spending: Autonomous and Accountable?” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Education Finance Association, Seattle. Arsen, D., Plank, D. L., Sykes, G. 1999. School Choice Policies in Michigan: The Rule Matter. East Lansing, Mich.: Michigan Stated University Educational Policy Center. <http://edtech.connect.msu.edu/policy/center/choice/default.asp> Bauch, P., Goldring, E. 1995. “Parent Involvement and School Responsiveness: Facilitating the Home-School Connection in Schools of Choice.” Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis 17: 1-21. Beckwith, J., Bradley, C., Price, A. 1998. “Impediments Facing Illinois Charter Schools. Unpublished manuscript. Chicago: Northeastern Illinois University. Berk, A., Augenblick, J., Myers, J. 1998. A Study of Charter School Finance Issues. Final Report. Paper prepared for the Colorado Association of School Executives. Denver: Augenblick and Myers. Bierlein, L., Fulton, M. 1996. Emerging Issues in Charter School Financing. Denver. Education Commission of the States. Boston Renaissance Charter School. 1997. Annual Report, 1996-97 School Year. Boston: Edison Schools, Inc. 91 Venturesome Capital: State Charter School Finance Systems Caldwell, R., Arrington, B. 2000. Colorado Charter Schools Capital Finance Study. Denver: Colorado Department of Education. (Visited Rachel will get) <http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdechart/chcapfinance.htm>. Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement. 1996. Minnesota Charter Schools Evaluation: Interim Report. Minneapolis: College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota. Center for Education Reform. 1999. Charter School Legislation and Laws. (Visited 2/9/00) <http://edreform.com/laws/chlaws.htm>. Cerasoli, R. J. 1999. A Management Review of Commonwealth Charter Schools, Boston: Office of the Inspector General. (Visited 2...
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