TITLE

Equalizing Educational Opportunity: Taxes and Schools

AUTHOR(S)
Zukosky, Jerome
PUB. DATE
June 1972
SOURCE
New Republic;6/17/72, Vol. 166 Issue 25, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on equality of education in the U.S. Report that federal courts have the right to impose a school policy that would deprive local communities and groups of power over schools; Comments on the political economy of schools; Information on court cases related to defects in school management; Problem of raising and distributing funds for elementary and secondary education; Demand of reforms in school finance system; Assurance of racial integration in schools.
ACCESSION #
10539536

 

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