publication . Other literature type . 2016

A new reality: Funding formula changes and property tax caps and their effects on the role of the school superintendent in the state of Indiana

Gentry, Patrick L;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Purdue University
  • Country: United States
Abstract
The purpose of this qualitative study was to discover how school superintendents were using general fund referenda to meet their school district’s operational budgets. However, after interviews began it became clear that the superintendents wanted to tell a different story and that was how the current school funding mechanism and property tax caps has changed the job of the school superintendent. The research consisted of one-on-one guided interviews of a mixed qualitative methods framework combining theories of hermeneutics and phenomenology. The interviews combined open-ended, guided questions and conversations and were with superintendents who were leaders of...
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free text keywords: Social sciences, Education, Funding formula, General fund, Leadership, Property tax, Referendum, Superintendent, Tax caps, Educational Administration and Supervision, Educational Leadership, Education Economics, Political Science
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