Wisconsin Family Impact Seminar #20

A Policymaker’s Guide to School Finance: Approaches to Use and Questions to Ask

February 12, 2004

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Featured Speakers

John Augenblick, President, Augenblick, Palaick and Associates, Inc.
State Initiative to Achieve Adequacy in School Funding: Why, How, and For What Ends?

Allan Odden, Professor of Educational Administration at the WI Center for Education Research, School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison
School Performance and Funding in Wisconsin: What Questions Should Legislators Ask?

Heather Weiss, Director of the Harvard Family Research Project, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Beyond the School Door: Complementary Learning Opportunities that Support Student Achievement and Development

Additional Chapters/Materials

A Policymakers’ Guide to School Funding: Approaches to Use and Questions to Ask, by the Wisconsin Family Impact Seminars

Family Involvement in Education: How Important is It? What Can Legislators Do?, by Karen Bogenschneider and Carol Johnson

Data on School District Revenues and Pupil Assessments in Wisconsin, Prepared by David Loppnow and Layla Merrifield, Wisconsin Legislative Fiscal Bureau