Misc. ( May 2005 ) 74 pages
Adequacy, Equity and Capital Spending in Michigan Schools: The Unfinished Business of Proposal A
The report, which was prepared in collaboration with the Education Policy Center at Michigan State University, concludes that unmet need for capital construction in local school districts totals approximately $8.7 billion and that it is weighted toward school districts with the lowest property tax wealth. It puts forth a series of alternatives that might be adopted to bring greater equity to the financing of school construction in Michigan.