Courting Failure
Courting Failure

Courting Failure

How School Finance Lawsuits Exploit Judges' Good Intentions and Harm our Children


366 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Paperback, ebook: EPUB, ebook: PDF

Paperback, $15.00 (US $15.00) (CA $17.00)

Publication Date: November 2006

ISBN 9780817947828


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The expert contributors to this volume assess recent court actions in school adequacy lawsuits and their impact on student outcomes. They show that simply throwing more resources at the problem has not brought about a solution and call for changes centered around accountability, incentives, and more informed parents and policymakers.

Author Biography

Eric A. Hanushek is the Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Board for Education Sciences.