Illinois School District May Lose Revenues for Desegregation
- State vote fuels outrage. Campbell, Eric T. // Michigan Citizen;5/6/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 26, pA1
The article reports on the outrage that arouse at a hearing after two Republican members of the Board of State Canvassers ignored the petitions of more than 220,000 residents of Michigan residents to repeal the Public Act 4. It notes that the Act was enacted in 2011 to allow the governor to...
- Proposed Legislation Would Ease Debt Service for Texas School Districts. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;03/15/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31097, p3
Reports that Texas legislator Jane Nelson has proposed bills that would require the state government to issue bonds to help school districts pay off their construction debt and provide more start-up money. Advantages of school districts upon approval of such proposals; Provisions mandated under...
- Rojas feuds with Calif. officials over funding for San Francisco. Sandham, Jessica L. // Education Week;04/07/99, Vol. 18 Issue 30, p9
Reports that the plans by Superintendent Waldemar Rojas to trim some $11 million from the San Francisco, California district's budget for the school year 1999-2000 have angered state lawmakers. Reason for the cuts; Criticism on the budget cuts proposed; Bill that would reimburse 14 districts...
- State Liable for Integration Costs. Snider, William // Education Week;2/24/1988, Vol. 7 Issue 22, p5
The article focuses on a ruling by a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit which stated that the state of Arkansas can be ordered to fund extensive new education programs. A lower court had been found to have mistakenly indicated that Arkansas was not obligated to fund...
- E.D. Funds 'Frozen' Pending Ruling. T. M. // Education Week;6/15/1983, Vol. 2 Issue 38, p12
The article reports on the order of U.S. District Judge Milton I. Shadur to Secretary of Education Terrel H. Bell to freeze 12.5-million dollar fund of the Education Department in Chicago, Illinois. The ruling will be until June 22, 1983, when the judge holds another hearing on the lawsuit of...
- Court Says Ga. Obligated To Share Desegregation Costs. Schmidt, Peter // Education Week;9/9/1992, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p13
The article reports on the legal obligation of Georgia share the costs of desegregating schools, based on a federal district court ruling in Georgia. The court ruled that the Savannah and Chatham County had fought desegregation while maintaining significant power over the district and therefore...
- A hopeful ratio. Doherty, Brian // Reason;Aug/Sep96, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p12
Reports on the decline in ratio of spending-increase bills to spending-cut bills from 1991 to 1995. Less willingness of members of Congress to sponsor costly bills.
- Municipal bond and state and local finance legislative status report. // Bond Buyer;08/10/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30453, p8
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- The grim truth about Gramm-Rudman. Mitchell, Daniel J. // Policy Review;Spring90, Issue 52, p76
Focuses on the Gramm-Rudman Act. Viewed success; Spending control mechanism; Impact on the deficit.