Is Administration Leaner in Charter Schools? Resource Allocation in Charter and Traditional Public Schools (Michigan)
This March 2012 study compares resource allocation in charter and district schools in Michigan, finding that charter schools on average spend nearly $800 more per pupil per year on administration and $1,100 less on instruction. Funding patterns for both types of schools nationwide and in the state are reviewed, and the various circumstances that can impact allocations, such as issues of school scale, are discussed in the analysis.
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