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The number of Oregon school districts drops from 2, in to 2, in , to 2, in and to 1, in The Rural School Law enacted in further reduced the number of districts to by Rural Children, Rural Schools, and Public School Funding Litigation: A Real Problem in Search of a Real Solution John Dayton University of Georgia Follow this and additional works at: This Article is brought to you for free and open access by the Law, College of at [email protected] of Nebraska - Lincoln. The Oregon Rural School Districts Bill, also known as Measure 3, was on the November 5, ballot in Oregon as a legislatively referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure created rural school districts and school boards. schools from local governments to the state level. Since that time, funding for Oregon schools has not kept up with other states. Before Measure 5, Oregon’s public K schools were the 15th best funded in the country. By the school year, Oregon had fallen to 39th. Oregon .
Rural public schools worry they will be left behind With a new administration in the White House that prefers "school-choice” approaches — favoring charter schools and private-school vouchers so parents can opt out of public schools and bring taxpayer dollars with them — the nation’s rural schools are left to wonder about their fate. annually in excess of contributions made under the laws. The effects of the County and Elementary School Fund laws in the shifting of the tax burden are to a high degree supplement. ary. The districts in which the effects of the laws tend to counter-act one another are for the most part border-line casesthat is. By oversight, I mean that the state sets the tax rates or tax ceilings or floors for local school districts (or parent governments). For instance, when Indiana, made this transition, the state eliminated a number of special local property tax levies and replaced the lost revenue with an increase in state sales and use tax rates (from six. adopt an annual budget. Schools, education service districts, community colleges, counties, cities, urban re-newal agencies, and most special districts are all subject to the same budget provisions.2 Oregon’s Local Budget Law is found in Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) to The full text of these.
Series documents the official and financial affairs of the superintendent of schools concerning teachers, students, and schools located in the county. Records include annual statements on the condition of common (public) schools in the county, school district boundary records, school district accounts, and book purchases. available to schools and ESDs, (2) school district local revenue and (3) ESD local revenue included in the formula. Thus the share of the State School Fund for school districts is the 95% number less school district local revenue. The State School Fund grant to an individual school district is its equalization formula revenue less its local. Keywords: Superintendency; small school districts; finances; rural schools. Demands on school administrators have risen dramatically, partially as a result of increased public scrutiny due to escalating costs in education (Brown & Cornwell, ). Consequently, for superintendents, the district budget is a great source of anxiety (Hayes, ). Society of Sisters () before it went into effect. The law, which was officially called the Compulsory Education Act and unofficially became known as the Oregon School Law, did not just require that children between the ages of eight and sixteen had to attend school; it required that they attend only public schools.