Table of Contents

Unit 1: Introduction to School Finance


Unit 2: Local Revenues


Unit 3: State Revenues


Unit 4: Federal Revenues


    Chapter 15. Federal Title I Funding
    • 15.1 What is federal Title I funding?
    • 15.2 What is federal Title IV funding?
    • 15.3 What is federal IDEA funding?

    Chapter 16. Federal CARES Act Funding
    • 16.1

    Chapter 17.
    • 7.1

Unit 5: Mandated Costs


Unit 6: Personnel and Compensation Costs


    Chapter 22. Personnel
    • 22.1 What are the types of employees that school districts employ?
    • 22.2 What are collective bargaining agreements?
    • 22.3 What are professional personnel?
    • 22.4 How many employees are involved in classroom instruction?
    • 22.5 What are support personnel?
    • 22.6 What types of personnel and services do school districts contract out to other entities?

    Chapter 23. Employee Compensation
    • 23.1 What are total compensation costs?
    • 23.2 What are total salary costs?
    • 23.3 What are minimum, average and maximum teacher salaries?
    • 23.4 What are total benefit costs?
    • 23.5 What are total social security, worker's compensation and unemployment costs?
    • 23.6 What is professional development and total tuition reimbursement costs?
    • 23.7 What are total retirement and pension costs?
    • 23.8 What are total healthcare costs?
    • 23.9 How do healthcare costs vary across school districts?

Unit 7: Operational Costs


    Chapter 24. Pupil Transportation
    • 24.1 What pupil transportation services are required under law?
    • 24.2 What are in-house and contracted transportation services?
    • 24.3 How many students are transportated?
    • 24.4 How many vehicles transport students?
    • 24.5 How many miles do vehicles travel transporting students each day?
    • 24.6 What is the daily cost per vehicle?

    Chapter 25. School Facilities
    • 25.1 How are school facilities managed and maintained?
    • 25.2 What are school facility maintainance costs?
    • 25.3 What are school construction and renovation costs?
    • 25.4 What are debt service costs?
    • 25.5 What are school safety and security costs?

Unit 8: Equity and Adequacy


    Chapter 26. School Financing Models
    • 26.1 What are the different types of models financing public schools?

    Chapter 27. Equity

    Chapter 28. Adequacy