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- A Brick-and-Mortar Space for Online School. // District Administration;Sep2012, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p76
The article discusses how the Falcon School District 49 in Peyton, Colorado came up with a technology that allowed the district to survive without cutting staff and instead allowed teachers to receive a 2% raise for the 2012-2013 school year. It cites a 1.4 million U.S. dollars project that...
- The Economic Impact of Pre-Owned Textbooks. Anders, Park // School Business Affairs;Apr2010, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p26
The article discusses the economic aspects of using pre-owned textbooks in the U.S. The higher prices of textbooks and the lack of education funding forces schools to rely on the use of pre-owned books to save money. Some schools are buying used books instead of buying new ones such as the...
- The Teachers Warehouse: A True Business Partnership. Jinks, Michael; Page, Jeannie // School Business Affairs;Feb2006, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p26
Focuses on the teachers warehouse program developed by Warrensburg R-VI School District in Missouri. Overview of the program formed through partnership and cooperation between public schools and business managers in the area; Items donated by the business community to the warehouse for public...
- Creating Schools from Big Boxes. // Consulting-Specifying Engineer;Sep2006, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p44
The article presents information on certain adaptive re-use projects by some school districts while converting warehouses and big-box retail buildings into school buildings in the United States. These creative measures helped the school district to adjust with the increasing cost of property and...
- UP Negotiates New Intermodal Plan. // Traffic World;1/8/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 1, p28
The article reports on the redesign of a $90 million intermodal terminal near San Antonio, Texas by the Union Pacific Railroad Co. in response to the request of the local school district. With the design, the entrance was moved to the facility but still gives enough access to Interstate 35. The...
- New Jersey districts receive $197M for software and hardware, etc. // Electronic Education Report;09/30/98, Vol. 5 Issue 18, p4
Reports on the allocation for school districts New Jersey to purchase computer software, hardware and staff development resources. Distance learning applications; Maintenance of technology centers.
- Wealthy Texas Districts Say Robin Hood Starves Students. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;12/19/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31288, p30
Reports on the feedback given by wealthy school districts in Texas regarding a school-finance formula for the school districts in the state. Details of the formula; Possible impact of the formula on the fiscal health of the districts; Efforts of a state legislative committee to find ways of...
- ILLINOIS: Spending Too Much. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;1/9/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31300, p29
Focuses on expenditures of school districts in Illinois. Difference between revenues and expenditures; Financial practices followed by school districts.
- ILLINOIS: Another Aaa School. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;2/27/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31333, p29
Reports on ratings of the New Trier Township High School District 203 in Cook County, Illinois. Number of districts in the state that have Aaa ratings; Completion of the refunding of general obligation bonds of the district; Location of the district.