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Describe the major components of NCLB
increased accountability
parent choice
more flexibility using fed $$
stronger emphasis on reading
for younger children
annual testing 3rd - 8th gr
What are some widely accepted comcepts about education?
the private and public good
local autonomy
fiscal federaliosm
fuding for special needs
equal opportunity
What is fiscal federalism
funding relationship between state, federal and local agencies

when there is a funding disparity in one, the other one kicks in
What is vertical equity?
funds allocated to provide supplement to the minimal amount provided for each child, students with special needs require more
What are some school finance issues under debate?
forms of taxation
voucher vs. choice
federal role of education
point of diminishing returns
student assessment
linkage of resources to
alternative funding sources
myths about money for schools