TITLE

Schools on the Mend

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Yvette
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/22/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32344, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that according to a report issued by the Illinois State Board of Education, school districts in the state are performing better financially, with fewer budget shortfalls. The report divides districts into four categories.
ACCESSION #
20282110

 

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