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Winter 1996


Course syllabus for EDAD 832 School Finance

Course description: Primary focus on the financing of Illinois Public Schools. The theoretical background and legal bases of public school finance and the application of those theories to various school finance models. Budget analysis, state aid mechanisms, taxing and auditing processes, and legal foundations in relation to salary, transportation, contracts, liability, and managing facilities will be emphasized. Practicing consultants and school business managers, case studies, and simulated materials will be used to highlight practical applications.