Janet S. Hansen

04/2007
School Finance Systems and Their Responsiveness to Performance Pressures: A Case Study of North Carolina

New accountability systems require that states and districts accomplish something never accomplished before—ensuring that all students meet state standards. This report...

03/2007
School Finance Systems and Their Responsiveness to Performance Pressures: A Case Study of Texas

New accountability systems require that states and districts accomplish something never accomplished before—ensuring that all students meet state standards. This report explores how...

08/2005
Decentralized Decision-Making for Schools: New Promise for an Old Idea?

This paper argues that decentralizing decisionmaking authority to schools is a reform worthy of a new look, despite the perceived failure of earlier school-based management (SBM) efforts to improve student performance.