New Managers Hired for Texas Permanent School Fund
- TRENDS IN THE REGION. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;11/22/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32264, p30
Reports on the efforts made by the government to address social problems caused by Hurricane Katrina in Dallas, Texas. Overall budget allocated for Medicaid and education; Approval of the Texas State Board of Education to several changes to the qualification process for triple A-rated Permanent...
- Lawmakers May Consider Removing Texas PSF From Board of Ed Oversight. Preston, Darrell // Bond Buyer;06/16/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30914, p3
Discusses the possibility that the Texas Legislature could consider a proposal to take away the State Board of Education's oversight of the Texas Permanent School Fund (PSF). Aim to minimize role of politics in the management of the fund; Need to amend the constitution; Infighting among board...
- PSF Realizes 25% Return. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;3/23/2010, Vol. 371 Issue 33286, p9
The article reports that the Permanent School Fund (PSF)of the Texas State Board of Education reveals a return of 25.02 percent in 2009.
- Correction. // Pensions & Investments;8/6/2012, Vol. 40 Issue 16, p4
Corrections to the articles are presented, including to "K2 is Exhibit A in Shift from Fund of Funds" of the May 14, 2012 issue, the "Hirings" article of the April 30, 2012 issue, and "More Institutions Using Managers as Strategic Partners" from the June 25, 2012 issue.
- PSF Stages a Comeback. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;10/27/2009, Vol. 370 Issue 33206, p9
The article reports on the ability of the Texas Permanent School Fund to increase its value to 22 billion dollars in spring 2009 in Texas. Accordingly, the increase has resulted to a total return of 2.55% over the past 12 months. Meanwhile, the State Board of Education has released its latest...
- Risky Business. RAPOPORT, ABBY // Texas Observer: A Journal of Free Voices;8/6/2010, Vol. 102 Issue 14, p2
The article reports that the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) has approved a 100 million U.S. dollars investment into charter school facilities in its July 2010 meeting. The investment will come from the 22 billion U.S. dollars Permanent School Fund. Republican chair Gail Lowe believes that...
- Conservatives get boost in Disney stock dump. Johnson, Kyle // Christian Science Monitor;7/13/98, Vol. 90 Issue 159, p3
Examines the controversy in the United States after the Texas State School Board voted to drop stock from Walt Disney Co. from its Permanent School Fund, which pays for textbooks for students. Moral issues that the board took up concerning the motion pictures released by Disney's Miramax...
- Social studies curriculum includes a list prominent figures of diverse backgrounds. Lowe, Gail // East Bernard Express (TX);2/4/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p4
The article reports on the decisions of State Board of Education (SBOE) that social studies curriculum standards would include the works and contributions of notable people like Cesar Chavez and Thurgood Marshall in Texas.
- HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION? Vine, Katy // Texas Monthly;Oct2008, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p158
A quiz about the Texas State Board of Education is presented.