The primary source of funding for public schools in the United States serves to perpetuate the composition of social classes from one generation to the next. Currently, the majority of public schools rely on local property taxes as their primary source of funding.
"Marxist Criticism of Public Education Funding and Social Reproduction,"
Colgate Academic Review:
Vol. 2, Article 10.
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