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Arizona's Students FIRST Legislation: Are There Winners and Losers

Abstract ABSTRACT In Roosevelt v. Bishop (1994), Arizona public school districts and parents challenged Arizona's school financing system arguing that it was not "general and uniform" as required by the Arizona Constitution. The purpose of this study was to analyze Arizona's Students Fair and Immediate Resources for Students Today (Students FIRST) legislation, the remedy that resulted from the Roosevelt decision, empirically, and longitudinally. Three types of statistical analyses were conducted on a sample of 165 public school districts. Fiscal neutrality was measured for each of the eleven years of the study, to assess the association between the per-pupil Students FIRST funding level and the per-pupil property wealth. Multiple r... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Baca, Kenneth Robert (Author) / Powers, Jeanne M (Advisor) / Garcia, David R (Committee member) / Essigs, Chuck (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education finance / Arizona Students FIRST / Capital Finance / Public School Facilities Funding / School Facilities / School Finance / School Finance Legislation
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 120 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Ed.D. Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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