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Introduction

… and the more governments can spend. But over the last decade, … state and local government spending in Michigan increased by … 1. Graphic 1: Government spending, inflation and private sector … Enrollment in K-12 public schools dropped about 6 percent.[6] … insurance. Total government spending still increased by 31 percent …

Executive Summary

… sector. The more government spends on these benefits, the less it can spend providing services to Michigan … Michigan governments averaged spending what the private sector does … Government employers in Michigan spend about $1.14 billion more providing … government officials — such as school boards and city councils — …

Comparing the Conditions and the Results

… lower-income students. Michigan schools could theoretically devote … performance is striking.[‡] If spending and socioeconomic factors … statistics on total expenditures, spending on teacher compensation and … later grades. Thus, data on spending and socioeconomic conditions for the K-12 school systems reflect the conditions …

Spending on Teachers

… shown in Graphic 3, average spending[*] on K-12 teachers and other … Michigan and Florida, 1990-2009 School Year Florida Michigan Percentage … bus supervision, and summer school teaching.” Benefits include … defined as a “professional school staff member who instructs … Elementary/Secondary Education: School Year 2009-10,” (U.S. Department …

Total Per-Pupil Public School Expenditures

… n’s total per-pupil public school expenditures were consistently … 1990 to 2009 (for simplicity, school years are labeled with the calendar year in which a school year ended).[*] Michigan and … by 1997, Michigan began to spend significantly more on average … Graphic 1: Total K-12 Public School Expenditures Per Pupil in …

Executive Summary*

… country’s lowest per-pupil spending increases. The contrast with … system. These included a new school accountability system, clear … considerable expansions in the schools that parents could choose … enrollment of students in private schools Eliminate geographical boundaries … choose from a variety of public school options, including online …

Introduction

Michigan’s School Aid fund increased once more this year, but many school administrators in the state … effective measures to reduce spending due to increased pension … Over 60 percent of Michigan school districts have now contracted … of the state’s 549 public school districts, or 61 percent, …

Conclusion

… repay the borrowing or fails to address core spending issues. The state can mandate and provide fiscal … management. But if all these fail to address spending problems and revenue gaps, then the state government … annually in Flint, Pontiac and the Detroit Public Schools. These expanded powers and clarifications strengthen …

Introduction

… reject the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability … for local governments and school districts that approach “a … local government or local school district. In 1988, with the … allowed similar appointments for school districts. If Public Act 4 … take control of revenue and spending; to terminate, modify and …

The Record of Some States With Supermajority Tax Limitations

… reducing state tax burdens and spending, some states with tax limitations … subsequent constraint on state spending growth in Proposition 4 of … Referring to a 2005 state tax and spending proposal, the authors remarked, … that such stricter [tax and spending] strategies may spawn additional … (e.g., [a 1988 proposition on schools]), earmark funding sources …