Litigating Education

Wisniewski, Mary
September 2000
Bond Buyer;09/18/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30977, p1
Trade Publication
Focuses on the state court decisions over funding inequities for public schools in the United States. Concern over capital spending litigation for school-facility funding; Reason for inequities between schools in wealthy and poor districts; Use of local general obligation bonds to fund school facilities.


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