Graduate Catalog 2016-17 
    
    Apr 05, 2020  
Graduate Catalog 2016-17 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDU 6410 - Public School Finance

3 cr
This dialogue will emphasize how schools can use their budget as a tool for school change. Students will propose a change in their school or district’s program, represent this change in their budget, and develop a plan to promote the programmatic and budgetary change. Various facets of school budgeting will be discussed with particular emphasis on program budgeting. The course will contain a strong laboratory component with participants expected to develop program budgets for a school system. Various systems of financing public education will be explored. Legal issues will also be addressed.