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Quiz 8 :

Financing Public Education

Quiz 8 :

Financing Public Education

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Which tax makes up more than 75 percent of local school revenue?
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To accurately determine the degree of support a state gives education, one must look at the per-pupil expenditure and the
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C

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______________taxes suggest that the greater the income or property worth, the more one should pay in taxes.
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What is the primary purpose of assessing user fees in a school environment?
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Articulate what potential problems may develop when school districts rely on property taxes as school revenue sources?
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The level of government that pays the highest percentage of total school revenues is the
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If adjacent school districts have dramatically different levels of funding for education on a per-pupil basis, this can probably best be explained by differences in
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Federal aid to education initially was provided through a number of isolated, unrelated programs.More recently, under No Child Left Behind, there has been an effort to develop a broadly conceived national plan for education.What are the reasons for the federal government's becoming more involved in education? Provide examples of federally funded programs to substantiate your arguments.
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In a recent survey, local school boards responded that their number-one concern was ___________________.
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Municipal overburden is a term used to indicate
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Some of the largest growing populations of students are ___________, who often require additional funding per student in order to provide services.
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State lotteries, a recently tapped funding source for schools,
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Differences in the total expenditures per pupil vary among districts in each state primarily because of differences in revenue generated from
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The level of government that relies on the property tax as the main source of income is
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Low-income families would consider a sales tax on food to be a
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Asbury Elementary School needs an after-school child-care center.Of the following types of revenue, which is best suited (and perhaps easiest to attain) for support of this project?
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From the 1980s to the present, citizens and governmental representatives have taken increasing interest in holding educators accountable for their actions.Discuss how educators have demonstrated this accountability, and identify related issues.
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The property tax rate is expressed in
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Differences in local revenues from one school district to another, and subsequent uneven contributions to funding for public schools, can best be explained by differences in
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Property tax accounts for more than ______________of school funding nationwide.
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