Kansas Lawmakers Approve School Financing Legislation
- Rich School Districts Want Texas Funding Formula Changed. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;12/15/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31038, p3
Reports on the demand of rich school districts in Texas to change the state's formula for financing schools. Use of wealthier schools districts' property tax revenue by poorer school districts; Higher amount of federal aid given to poorer districts.
- Gen Y Grows. // District Administration;Mar2003, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p13
Reports on the plan of Prince George County Public Schools in Maryland to use a three-year federal grant to start Generation Y technology classes in 10 school districts. Training of students to use technology through projects helping teachers integrate technology across the curriculum;...
- Ga. County Seeks To Prevent Cutoff of Federal Aid. // Education Week;9/26/1990, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p21
The article reports on the appeal made by lawyers for the Dekalb County, Georgia, schools to a federal judge to stop the U.S. Education Department from cutting off the district's federal aid. The department has planned to stop the funds due to the alleged failure of the school district to comply...
- Vote Sought To Make Schools Top Priority. // Education Week;12/10/1986, Vol. 6 Issue 14, p4
The article reports on the signature campaign of a citizen's group in Washington D.C. to place the initiative on the ballot to establish a policy that funding for the public schools be of the highest priority. The measure would require the mayor, city council, and school board to each hold...
- Poor Districts Seen to Face 'Funding Gaps' in Many States. Richard, Alan // Education Week;9/4/2002, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p28
Reports on the disparities in provision of educational funds to school districts in the U.S. Statistics on the disparities; Infusion of aid likely for the Texas school district following the removal of disparities; Possibility of further disparities on account of budget constraint; Views of the...
- Michigan Schools Face More Downgrades. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;12/2/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34419, p1
Nearly four dozen Michigan school districts have suffered credit erosion this year and the trend shows no signs of waning, Moody's Investors Service said in a report.
- Teachers, Technology and Training FEW SIGNS OF ECONOMIC IMPROVEMENT: SCHOOLS WILL STRUGGLE TO HOLD ON TO WHAT THEY HAVE. DONLEVY, JIM // International Journal of Instructional Media;2011, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p307
With the economic news showing few signs of improving conditions, schools and districts will continue to face budgetary problems in the year ahead. This article discusses some implications as school leaders seek to maintain balanced budgets.
- Cash-Strapped California School District on Path to State Control. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;5/19/2009, Vol. 368 Issue 33117, p24
The article reports on the bill that authorizes a $5 million emergency loan to school districts in California. The emergency loan is designed to help school districts in avoiding insolvency. School districts that will be awarded with the emergency loan will give up all of their governing...
- EXAMINING HOW PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEMS ALLOCATE AND USE RESOURCES. // Distribution of Teaching & Learning Resources in California's Mi;2007, Issue 23, p3
The article explores how resources are allocated and used in public schools in California. It examines how these resources were distributed in the 2005/06 school year among schools classified according to the characteristics of their students, type of school, and degree of urbanization of the...