SBC Communications' Property Tax Cut a Blow for Oklahoma Schools
- Effect of tax cut complicates budgeting process. Sterling, Ed // Twin Cities News (Munday, TX);12/7/2006, Vol. 24 Issue 45, p2
The author reflects on issues related to the Texas Legislature. He comments on the approval of House Bill 1, a tax-spreading measure meant to bring school district property tax relief. He provides an overview of a report by the Center for Public Policy Priorities regarding the effect of the tax cut.
- Brownback: Cuts Won't Hurt Kansas Schools. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;10/11/2012, Vol. 382 Issue 33795, p6
The article reports that according to Kansas Governor Sam Brownback the recent tax cuts in the state is not going to affect aids provided to the local school districts in the state.
- Spring Branch Blowout. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;9/23/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31725, p31
Reports on the election schedule for the disposal of property tax revenue by the Spring Independent School District in Texas.
- Nebraska reforms fuel district consolidations. Keller, Bess // Education Week;09/16/98, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p16
Looks at mergers within Nebraska's school districts, highlighting the completion of 40 mergers and a number of property tax reforms. Observation that Nebraska has the highest number of school districts; Statistics on property tax rates; Details on changes in school finance legislation. INSET:...
- Weathering School Cuts. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;10/29/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31750, p31
Reports on the reliance of school districts on property taxes for their funding in Missouri. State budget cuts and aid withholdings of the government; Amount of aid to public schools that was withheld; Ratings of school districts.
- NLR OKs Hike for Schools. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;2/21/2012, Vol. 379 Issue 33666, p7
The article reports on the property tax increase approved by the voters in the North Little Rock (NLR) School District, to support more than 200 million dollars of 31-year general obligation bonds in Arkansas.
- Group may sue New York over lack of school funding. // American School & University Exclusive Insight;11/29/2012, p3
The article reports on the exacerbated financing gap between rich and poor school districts in New York due to aid cuts and a cap on property tax increases as stressed by the Campaign for Fiscal Equity.
- One-third of texas school districts face property tax increases, report states. Preston, Darrell // Bond Buyer;09/10/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30723, p7
Reports that one third of Texas' districts is planning to raise property tax rates starting October 1, 1999. Results of a survey conducted by the Texas Education Agency; Allocation of funding to Texas school districts.
- OHIO: Cleveland School Tax Passes. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;11/14/2012, Vol. 382 Issue 33813, p7
The article informs that the voters have approved the increment in property tax in Ohio to raise money for Ohio's Cleveland Metropolitan School District.