Allan Odden’s Publications

In addition to being co-author with Picus of School Finance: A Policy Perspective, now in its 5th edition, Odden’s books include:

Improving Student Learning When Budgets Are Tight (Corwin, 2012),

Strategic Management of Human Capital in Education (Routledge, 2011),

Ten Strategies for Doubling Student Performance (Corwin Press, 2009),

Doubling Student Performance… and finding the resources to do it (Corwin Press, 2009) with Sarah Archibald,

How to Create World Class Teacher Compensation (Freeload Press, 2007, downloadable at, with Marc Wallace,

Paying Teachers for What They Know and Do: New and Smarter Compensation Strategies to Improve Schools (Corwin Press, 1997; 2nd edition, 2002), with Carolyn Kelley,

Reallocating Resources: How to Boost Student Achievement Without Spending More (Corwin, 2001), with Sarah Archibald,

School-Based Financing (Corwin, 1999), with Margaret Goertz;

Financing Schools for High Performance: Strategies for Improving the Use of Educational Resources (Jossey-Bass, 1998), with Carolyn Busch,

Educational Leadership for America’s Schools (McGraw-Hill, 1995),

Rethinking School Finance: An Agenda for the 1990s (Jossey-Bass, 1992),

Education Policy Implementation (State University of New York Press, 1991),

and School Finance and School Improvement: Linkages for the 1980s (Ballinger, 1983).

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