It's school-building time
- Legislators talk, but don't dig deep for school construction aid in 1997. Johnston, Robert C. // Education Week;06/25/97, Vol. 16 Issue 39, p12
Reports on the issue of financing school construction in the United States. States that raised facilities funding in their legislatures; State-financed construction bonds; Issue on alleged misuse of school construction funds; Proposal for the use of prototype models for smaller schools;...
- Democrats, school groups seek to revive construction plan. Sack, Joetta L. // Education Week;05/21/97, Vol. 16 Issue 34, p19
Reports on the lobbying of Democratic legislators and education groups in favor of federal funding for school construction. US President Bill Clinton's pledge to help House Democrats in their efforts to provide funds for the construction of schools; Call on Clinton to keep construction aid a...
- New St. Marys High Will Be High Tech. Ruben, Mike // State Journal (WV);4/1/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 13, p13
The article reports that St. Marys High School is well positioned to receive a 31 million dollars high school complex from the West Virginia School Building Authority in Pleasants County, Virginia.
- Ohio House Evaluates $1.1 Billion School Facilities Proposal. Wisniewski, Mary // Bond Buyer;04/05/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30864, p3
Reports on the Ohio House of Representatives' review of a construction bill that would provide financing for school buildings. Key provisions of the legislation; Bond issues proposed for higher education capital needs; Sources of funding.
- Construction and funding issues making news. // American School & University;Aug98, Vol. 70 Issue 12, p3
Focuses on legislative developments related to school construction funding in the United States. Includes potential impact to construction projects of a property-tax-relief law in Pennsylvania, which lowers the amount of debt school districts can incur without voter approval; Agreement reached...
- Spending measure boosts education funding. Sack, Joetta L. // Education Week;11/19/97, Vol. 17 Issue 13, p16
Reports on United States President Bill Clinton's passage of a spending bill that boosts the discretionary funding for education. Provisions under bill; Delay in bill's signing over debate over voluntary national reading and mathematics tests; Increase in funding in areas such as technology and...
- 'Ed-Flex' measure moving in Congress. Meisler, Daniel // Bond Buyer;03/05/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30592, p4
Reports on the debates over a bill on the so-called `Ed-Flex' program that would give states flexibility in spending federal education grants in the United States Senate. Current number of states in the program; Key provisions of the bill.
- Swift Work Helps Get Massachusetts a Budget. Gehring, John // Education Week;12/12/2001, Vol. 21 Issue 15, p19
Reports on the approval of Massachusetts' education budget for the fiscal year 2002 in an emergency legislative session on November 21, 2001. Delay in the approval of budget due to conflicts between the Republican governor and the Democratic-led legislature; Allocation of funds to remedial...
- CAPITOL RECAP. Keller, Bess // Education Week;12/12/2001, Vol. 21 Issue 15, p21
Reports on various legislative developments related to the allocation of education budget for Michigan in 2001. Absence of changes in the state's education spending plan for the year 2001; Failure of the Republican controlled legislature to reduce the education budget as revenues declined;...