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- Federal and state budgets are main concerns of SIIA, industry executives at Infosoft Essentials... // Electronic Education Report;09/29/99, Vol. 6 Issue 18, p1
Reports on the possible reduction of federal funding for education programs in fiscal 2000 in the United States.
- District grants available. Moore // Tech Directions;Nov99, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p9
Announces the availability of the Compu-Tech Partnership district grants for schools in the United States. Amount available as of November 1999; Qualifications.
- The school-funding saga. // Christian Science Monitor;6/6/96, Vol. 88 Issue 134, p20
Opinion. Comments on the continuing problems with school-funding in the United States. Attempt by states to tie public school spending with a statewide system; Effect of the country's education reform movement; Relationship between the funding equity and school reform.
- Critics Doubt Teacher Plan's Effectiveness. Sack, Joetta L. // Education Week;10/28/98, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p1
Focuses on the appropriation in the 1999 budget of the United States that will be used to hire more teachers and build classrooms. Criticism on the plan; Comment from acting Deputy Secretary of Education Marshall S. Smith; Difficulty in hiring special education teachers.
- In Vermont's Funding Shakeup, A Bitter Pill for the `Gold Towns.'. Sack, Joetta L. // Education Week;10/28/98, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p1
Focuses on Act 60, Vermont's school finance law. Reactions to the law; Residents that are greatly affected by the law; Representative that focused campaign on overturning the law. INSET: Sharing the wealth.
- Federal file. Pitsch, Mark // Education Week;1/11/95, Vol. 14 Issue 16, p18
Reports on federal developments pertaining to educational issues in the United States as of January 1995. Increase in federal funding for North Carolina; Appointment of Edward R. Kealy as executive director of Committee for Education Funding.
- School funding: The right issue, the wrong logic. Molnar, Alex // Educational Leadership;Nov95, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p58
Focuses on the debate over school funding in the United States. Link between the amount of money spent on schools and student performance; Views of conservative economists; Right of children to resources provided for public education.
- Moving beyond spending fetishes. Hanushek, Eric A. // Educational Leadership;Nov95, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p60
Presents an overview of the author's report `Making Schools Work: Improving Performance and Controlling Costs.' View of economist that schooling is an investment; Aligning of incentives with teaching performance; Recognition of the link between spending and student achievement.
- Debunking the myths about money for schools. Bracey, Gerald W. // Educational Leadership;Nov95, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p65
Focuses on myths regarding school funding in the United States. Account of the study `Fourth Bracey Report on the Condition of Public Education,' by Herbert Walberg; Views of economist Eric Hanushek; Relationship between money and student achievement.