The Budget Needs calculations show how much it takes for families to afford minimum daily necessities and provide a consistent measurement throughout the United States
Equity as it relates to educational opportunity is considered synonymous with equality
School budgets benefit when the country is in a period of deflation
Which of the following is NOT included in the shortcomings in education needing attention from the Center on Education Policy report?
According to the Belfield and Levin, increasing the high school completion rate by just 5 percent would save the U.S. up to $32 billion per year in reduced costs from crime.
It is well established that human capital is more important than natural resources in wealth creation.
Which of the following is a reason given for increasing costs of education?
School enrollment is expected to increase most rapidly in the West.
In using assessed valuation for the determination of property tax, 20 mills would be equal to the decimal equivalent of .002.
Which of the following are NOT specifically included by the authors in the commensurate benefits of a quality education?
The growing needs of education has had a dampening effect on the public resistance to taxes.
Under the ability principle of taxation, the wealthy pay more for the services of government, and therefore incur a greater burden than those who are less affluent.
The report, Ready, Willing, and Unable to Serve, indicated 75 percent of those between the ages of 17 and 25 were unfit to serve in the United States military.
With regard to education, “high quality” has been able to be defined in terms that are measurable and acceptable.
There is a point of diminishing returns in the expenditure of funds for education. Where this point is-in terms of expenditures per pupil-has not yet been determined.
Which of the following statements is correct?
Which of the following philosophers considered government to over govern education?
In the early history of the United States many of the individual states were slow in accepting major responsibility for financing public schools. Consequently:
Equality for children should be more concerned with equality of input than with equality of output in the education process.
Prior to the years of equal sharing of the burden of taxation a person’s place of residence and the extent to which he or she invested in real property were major factors in the calculation of his or her burden in financing education.
The Dosomething organization lists areas that are affected by literacy. Which of the following is not included as a factor?
The landmark court ruling of Serrano v. Priest (1971) did a lot to establish fiscal neutrality. Which of the following was included in the Serrano ruling?
There are many factors other than financial resources that influence educational achievement. Which of the following is included with those mentioned by the authors?
Which of the following statements reflects the results from research regarding the relationship between achievement and funding?
Schools in the private sector operate under the same set of theories and rules as those in the public sector.
With regard to funding public education, the federal government is designed to:
Adequate revenues provide the possibility of producing and guaranteeing a good educational program.
At present, equity for children can best be measured in terms of comparing the expenditures per child.
The population’s increasing mobility results in increased school costs
The America’s Health Potential Among Adults report lists all but one of the following statements as a factor of education as it relates to influencing health.