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School Expenditures and the Public

by Carter Alexander - 1924

The most profitable start on solving the present serious problem of securing the necessary revenues for public education is to compare two widely different views of the situation. On the one hand, a certain highly successful city superintendent describes conditions accurately by saying that every superintendent of schools who has developed a progressive school system is under heavy fire because of increased school expenditures. On the other hand, the competent foreign observer of our schools almost invariably expresses wonder at the faith of the American people in their public schools and at the great sacrifices they will make to support these schools.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 26 Number 2, 1924, p. 117-126
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 5962, Date Accessed: 9/27/2020 6:33:22 AM

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