TITLE

Defeat of Alabama Tax Plan Jeopardizes K-12 Textbook Aid

PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Educational Marketer;9/22/2003, Vol. 34 Issue 27, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the effect of Alabama's tax plan defeat on K-12 textbook aid. Implications of the turning down of Governor Bob Riley's proposed tax increase package for the state's multi-million deficit; Failure of the legislators to piece together a state budget for fiscal 2004; Approval of a state Senate committee on the shifting of multi-million budget for textbooks, classroom supplies and technology in order to help defray higher health care and pension costs; Call for the current education budget.
ACCESSION #
10880868

 

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