Part 1 – Stretching the Truth, Not Dollars: School Finance in a Can: Unproven and Unsubstantiated Dollar-Stretching State Policies

Bruce Baker evaluates Petrilli and Roza’s fifteen recommendations for how to stretch the school dollar as “quick and easy – generally ineffective and meaningless, or potentially damaging – revenue-neutral school finance fixes.” In addition, he faults the brief for failing to provide support for or analysis of its recommendations.

Document Reviewed:

Stretching the School Dollar: A Brief for State Policymakers

Michael J. Petrilli and Marguerite Roza
Fordham Institute