LibrosMayo 2014Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Daphne A. Kenyon
Because most children throughout the world attend elementary and secondary schools near their homes, where they live usually determines where they go to school. In the United States, the relationship...
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Distributional Aspects of SchoolingPonenciasMayo 2014Eric Hanushek
Eric A. Hanushek analyzes the impact of human capital on economic outcomes, arguing that cognitive skills are a better measure of human capital than years of schooling. He focuses on urban schools...
PonenciasMayo 2014Eric Brunner
Eric J. Brunner reviews two areas of research concerning the link between residential location and school quality: (1) the long-standing and growing literature on the effects of a residentially based...
Community, Choice, Diversity, and AchievementPonenciasMayo 2014Ellen Goldring and Walker Swain
Ellen B. Goldring and Walker Swain evaluate the impact parental choices have on residential location and schooling. This paper is divided into three loosely chronological sections that focus in turn...
How the Quest for Land Value Created the American School SystemPonenciasMayo 2014
This paper by William A. Fischel is an economic history of K–12 education and the structure of school districts. As the second part of the title suggests, Fischel argues that land or property values...
This paper reviews the role of the property tax in funding K–12 education. At present, local and state governments each contribute a national average of 44 percent of the funds spent on public...
Trends, Issues, and OutlookPonenciasMayo 2014Henry Coleman
This paper by Henry A. Coleman examines a wide range of nontraditional revenue sources, including local-option personal income and general sales taxes, user charges and fees, gaming revenues, private...
PonenciasMayo 2014Kevin Krizek, Elizabeth Wilson, Ryan Wilson, and Julian Marshall
In this paper, the authors examine the role that transport costs play in school choice. They note that the average per pupil cost for transportation among U.S. school districts was $570 in 2010 (...