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- Higher fuel prices are costing area school districts almost $23M. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;11/14/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 22, p5
The article reports on the impact of higher transportation and heating fuel cost on school districts in Hudson Valley, New York. The schools are lowering the building temperature in response to the higher cost of fuel.
- PAYING AT THE PUMP. // American School Board Journal;Oct2005, Vol. 192 Issue 10, p10
This article reports on the impact of rising gas prices on school districts in the U.S. Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast, the largest area of oil and gas refineries in the country. The hurricane wrought breathtaking destruction and sent fuel prices skyward higher still. Even before...
- Big-Time Irony in Texas: School Districts Feeling Fuel-Price Pinch. Williamson, Richard; Philyaw, Jason // Bond Buyer;6/17/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32901, p1
The article reports on the impact of soaring diesel-fuel costs on the sparsely populated Buena Vista Independent School District in Texas. High fuel costs have threatened to cut back a bus route that connects the 979-square-mile district to neighboring Ector County, where 25 of the district's...
- Moody's Upgrades Uintah County Schools Amid Energy Boom. Williamson, Richard // Bondbuyer.com;12/2/2014, p15
The article reports on Moody's Investors Service's rating upgrade of Uintah County School District (UCSD) to Aa3 from A1 on December 1, 2014, citing growth in northeast Utah's energy-based economy. Topics discussed include the district's local economy, the predictions for the state in terms of...
- Hurricane Adds to Concern Over Fuel Costs. Sack, Joetta L. // Education Week;9/7/2005, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p3
This article reports that school districts in the U.S., which are already struggling to meet the high costs of fuel are bracing for a rising tide of red ink in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Overnight, fears of $3-per-gallon fuel for school buses have given way to nightmares of having to...
- Fuel, food costs feed the budget beast. Cook, Glenn // American School Board Journal;Jun2008, Vol. 195 Issue 6, p6
The article discusses how increases in fuel and food costs are affecting school budgets. The cost of busing students has led the Hardin County school district in Kentucky to cut its budget. Maureen Faron, director of food services in the Hudson City school district in Hudson, Ohio, hopes that...
- S.F. School Measure. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;7/18/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31680, p31
Reports that board members of the San Francisco Unified School District have been considering a school bond measure for the elections to be held in November 2003. Possible usage of the proceeds from the bonds; Criticism of the district for mismanagement of funds, including bond proceeds.
- Bondless in Harper: Texas District Happily Debt-Free for 50 Years. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;09/01/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30967, p4
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- New Orleans Sale a Sign of Recovery. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;7/26/2010, Vol. 373 Issue 33355, p4
The article reports on the negotiated sale of 104.5 million U.S. dollars of general obligation refunding bonds by the Orleans Parish Parishwide School District which shows that New Orleans is recovering from the financial crisis in 2005.