Conservation Catalysts

Conservation Catalysts

Academic institutions have become a driving force in land conservation initiatives worldwide, say the authors of this new bookMore >>

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is the leading resource for key issues concerning the use, regulation, and taxation of land. Providing high quality education and research, the Lincoln Institute strives to improve public dialogue and decisions about land policy.About >>

Lessons from Sandy

Lessons from Sandy

As impacts of climate change intensify, coastal regions would benefit from federal policies that build resilience, says Policy Focus ReportMore >>

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is the leading resource for key issues concerning the use, regulation, and taxation of land. Providing high quality education and research, the Lincoln Institute strives to improve public dialogue and decisions about land policy.About >>

Regenerating Legacy Cities

Regenerating Legacy Cities

Struggling cities can build on their assets to revitalize, say the authors of this Policy Focus ReportMore >>

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is the leading resource for key issues concerning the use, regulation, and taxation of land. Providing high quality education and research, the Lincoln Institute strives to improve public dialogue and decisions about land policy.About >>

Fiscally Standardized Cities

Fiscally Standardized Cities

At a time of crisis in municipal finance, this custom database allows meaningful comparisons of outlays and revenues across 112 major citiesMore >>

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is the leading resource for key issues concerning the use, regulation, and taxation of land. Providing high quality education and research, the Lincoln Institute strives to improve public dialogue and decisions about land policy.About >>

News & Recent Publications

Scroll Left
Scroll Right

Follow the
Lincoln Institute

Downloads

Land Lines

Articles on Lincoln Institute-sponsored programs, research, and publications

Current Issue: October 2014
View All

At Lincoln House Blog

fpo-book3

The critical role of property tax in K-12 education

12.14.2014

The property tax has a bedrock role in the funding of K-12 education, and the Lincoln Institute is proud to make new research freely available on the subject in a special issue of the journal Education Finance and Policy. Eight articles in the Fall 2014 issue of the journal can be downloaded without charge from the website of the Association of Education Finance and Policy. A fresh look at the intersection of the property tax and school finance is important for several reasons: revenues devoted to public education have fallen in recent years, revenue growth is sluggish in many states, and there are diminished prospects for increased federal funding for K-12 education. Local school districts will be under growing pressure to increase property taxes or to turn to alternative sources of local government revenue. Full Story

More Blog Entries: Article Article Article