The Thief in the Classroom: How School Funding Is Misdirected, Disconnected, and Ideologically Aligned (Hardcover)
The purpose of this book is to put in focus the contemporary disparities, and future possibilities, of funding for US public education.
Jeff Swensson served in traditional public education across the Midwest as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent, and superintendent for 45 years. He graduated from Amherst College, received his MAT from Northwestern University, and earned his Ph.D. from Indiana University. Lynn Lehman served in public schools and universities in Indiana as a teacher, assistant, principal, principal, assistant superintendent, superintendent, university lecturer, and assistant professor for 50 years. He earned BS, MAT, Ed.S, and Ed.D. degrees from Indiana University. John Ellis served public education across Indiana as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent, superintendent, and Director of the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents for more than 43 years. He graduated from Ball State University with a BA in education and a Master's in Education before earning his Ph.D. from Indiana State University.