Texas House Will Weigh Bill to Cut Property Tax Share of School Funding
- Property Tax Policy Responses to Rapidly Rising Home Values: District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. Bowman, John H. // National Tax Journal;Sep2006, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p717
After presenting information on the level and role of property taxation in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia, possible policies for rising property taxes due to rapidly rising home values are identified and briefly evaluated. Next, specific property tax relief measures in the...
- School Funding Dilemma Remains Unresolved. Carroll, Catherine A. // Education Week;7/14/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 42, p27
Kansas' school funding system, which was declared unconstitutional by a state district court in December, remains unchanged after the legislature failed to pass a new funding plan this year. Legislators moved quickly to pass a bill that successfully called for an expedited injunction against the...
- Pins and needles. // Crain's Cleveland Business;01/15/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p10
Comments on the decision of Ohio governor Taft not to support the property tax proposal. Speculations on what Taft will propose to address the Ohio Supreme Court's mandate for an equitable school-financing formula; Opposition against the idea of pooling and then re-distributing certain business...
- N.H. court rejects school-funding deal. Harris, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;10/18/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30749, p2
Reports that the state Supreme Court has objected to the phase-in of a statewide property tax in New Hamsphire. Impact of the Supreme Court's ruling on New Hampshire's education funding plan which relied on revenues from property tax.
- Today's landed gentry. Chinni, Dante // Washington Monthly;Oct96, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p24
Criticizes the school funding system in the US and its dependence on local property taxes. Inequalities resulting from the system; Efforts in several states to change the system; Case of Michigan; Origin of the system.
- Where's the new money for school coming from? Crain, Keith // Crain's Detroit Business;8/30/93, Vol. 9 Issue 35, p6
Opinion. Comments on the impact of the elimination of six billion dollars in property taxes under the Michigan legislature on the financing of education. Involvement of state in local school funding; Non-replacement of source of funds.
- College heads like property tax. Raphael, Steve // Crain's Detroit Business;10/4/93, Vol. 9 Issue 40, p3
Reports on Michigan college presidents' preference for property tax to finance public education. Governor John Engler's plan for reforming Michigan's school financing structure; Educators' support for educational reforms; Recommendations by Oakland University president Sandra Packard and...
- Shifting the burden. Coles, Adrienne D. // Education Week;09/27/2000, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p17
Reports the proposal of Governor Jesse Ventura to shift basic education cost from local property-tax bills to the state government in Minnesota. Suggestion of expanding income, sales or other state taxes; Concern over the stability of school funding under the proposed changes; Plan of...
- Taxes, politics, and education. Pipho, Chris // Phi Delta Kappan;Sep93, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p6
Opinion. Discusses the local property taxation for the financing of education in Texas. Stand of Governor John Engler; Senators for removal of property tax contribution to education; Colorado's constitutional amendment to limit taxing.