TITLE

Austin Meade's Chicago public school deal raises eyebrows

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Yvette
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;01/28/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30319, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the debate concerning Chicago Public Schools selection of Austin Meade Financial Ltd. as its own financial advisory firm to handle municipal-bond backed educational programs in Chicago, Illinois. Financial community's criticism of the move; $500 million as the cost of the bond deal for the Chicago Public Schools Reform Board of Trustees; Issues in the handling of the area's public school system.
ACCESSION #
191212

 

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