Guthrie,Modern Educational Finance and Policy (Peabody College Education Leadership Series), 1/e ISBN: 0205470017 "This book is quite comprehensive and unique in that it focuses on information and pedagogy while striking a balance between theory and practice. Most of the competitors cannot make this claim." -Leon Hendricks, Chicago State University "My overall opinion of the book is excellent. This would be the most comprehensive text on the market with outstanding research. I would definitively consider adopting this book." -Frank Brown, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill "The book is presented like an excellent lecture. The material is clearly, carefully, and expertly presented." -Mary K. McCullough, Loyola Marymount University This text was developed by the leading scholars in school finance as part of a series from one of the leading Schools of Education in the world. The Peabody College Education Leadership Series will provide readers with a succinct and practical analysis of current Educational Leadership topics. Its modern approach pays close attention to the new realities of accountability, resource allocation, and policy. This book covers trends (both historical and current) in educational finance and includes calculations and problems for students to solve, and the case studies and interactive pedagogy make this a very practical text. Features: The text opens withcase studies, each demonstrating real issues faced by educational administrators today. These case studies are then referenced throughout the text as students master successive material. The text'sNewsworthyfeature reproduces current news articles from national publications, demonstrating the immediacy of issues related to educational finance. Keywords in the text are called out by icon as searchable in Pearson'sResearch Navigator™, the easiest way for students to start a research assignment or research paper. Chapters close with several pages of practical material, including aSummary, Discussion Questions, and Web Resources. ACompanion Websitewith practice tests, readings, activities and other resources is available at www.ablongman.com/PeabodyGuthrie, James W. is the author of 'Modern Educational Finance And Policy ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780205470013 and ISBN 0205470017.