TITLE

Detroit school takeover bill passes house

AUTHOR(S)
Ward, Andrew
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;03/18/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30601, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the Illinois House of Representatives have passed a bill giving Governor John Engler control of the public school system and its $1.5 billion bond program. Loss of local control over the system's borrowing.
ACCESSION #
1693823

 

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