Toward an understanding of productivity in education

Jennifer King Rice, Amy Ellen Schwartz

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The growing national interest in the academic performance of public school students has heightened interest in understanding how schools, teachers, and other educational resources can be marshaled to improve student performance. Because the public demand for improved public school outcomes is not matched by a similar willingness to increase spending, there is considerable interest in increasing the bang we get for the public education buck or, put differently, in increasing the productivity of public schools and educational institutions in the United States.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Research in Education Finance and Policy, Second Edition
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781135041069
ISBN (Print)9780415838016
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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