Consultants: Arkansas Needs $847M More Per Year for Education

Albanese, Elizabeth
September 2003
Bond Buyer;9/4/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31712, p36
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Focuses on expenditure on education by the government of Arkansas. Plans of Mike Huckabee, Governor of the state on improving the funding of public education; Overview of a study by consultants on the additional revenue needed by the state for providing adequate education to all students; Assessment of the shortfall in teacher salaries.


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