TITLE

Special Masters: Arkansas Falling Short in Implementing School Funding Laws

AUTHOR(S)
Albanese, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;4/7/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31858, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the report released by two masters, former Supreme Court justices Bradley D. Jesson and David Newbern, appointed by the Arkansas Supreme Court to assess the state's progress in its implementation of school funding laws. Finding that lawmakers have 'overlooked or ignored' critical facilities and equipment needs of Arkansas schoolchildren; Efforts of the lawmakers to determine how much money needs to be spent on school facilities and equipment; Laws to consolidate school districts.
ACCESSION #
12792647

 

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