Schools Hope New Funding Formulas Cover Facilities, Too

Albanese, Elizabeth
September 2003
Bond Buyer;9/23/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31725, p30
Trade Publication
Reports on the reliance of the school districts to the state legislators for adopting a school-finance formulas in the U.S. Result of inadequate school facilities; Increase of education funding; Improvement of educational programs.


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