TITLE

Rich School Districts Want Texas Funding Formula Changed

AUTHOR(S)
Albanese, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;12/15/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31038, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
3915907

 

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