Discussion Paper

School finance in Vermont: balancing equal education and fair tax burdens

Abstract: An education finance system that is constitutional under the Brigham ruling mandates sacrifices on the part of taxpayers for a public good?educated citizens. It remains to be seen if current proposals can make that sacrifice more palatable or ensure that those bearing the burden have the most stake in the outcomes of the system.

Keywords: Public schools - Vermont; Local finance - Vermont; Taxation - Vermont; Education - Vermont;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Part of Series: New England Public Policy Center Discussion Paper

Publication Date: 2007

Number: 07-1