Claudine Swartz

School Spending Profiles: A Framework to Enlighten Resource Allocation Decisions

This paper proposes the creation and use of school spending profiles as a way to communicate more complete and comparable school spending information.

BRIEF - Lessons on Assessing the Costs of Small High Schools: Evidence from Seattle and Denver

This brief examines small high school costs in Denver and Seattle, analyzing each layer of district expenditures in order to get a better look at the price tag for small schools in comparison to...

A Cost Allocation Model for Shared District Resources: A Means for Comparing Spending Across Schools

Under current budgeting practices it is difficult to assess how resources are distributed between schools and whether every school is afforded the same opportunities to meet its...