New Hampshire Court Strikes Down Property Tax for Schools
- New Hampshire's Shaheen to Sign Permanent Property Tax. McDonald, Michael // Bond Buyer;6/28/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31170, p1
Focuses on efforts of New Hampshire legislators to make temporary statewide property tax the permanent means for funding state's schools. Approval to a two-year capital plan by governor Jeanne Shaheen; Decision of the governor to approve the state tax bill; Several opinions regarding...
- Wisconsin. // Assessment Journal;Sep/Oct97, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p23
Reports that an appeal of a trial court's ruling upholding the state's school funding formula was planned by more than 100 school districts in Wisconsin. Ruling of the judge on the evidence offered by the districts.
- The argument to invest in chicago public schools. // Crain's Chicago Business;06/28/99, Vol. 22 Issue 26, p10
Focuses on the proposed property tax increase of about 3 percent as part of Chicago Public Schools' fiscal 2000 budget in Chicago, Illinois. Payment for summer school programs for first-, second- and third-graders who are not meeting grade-level standards; Importance of a strong public school...
- Mill Hike for Schools. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;2/17/2011, Vol. 375 Issue 33469, p7
The article reports that voters in Shelby County, Tennessee, have approved 30 mills in property taxes for public schools, with one mill valued at 1 dollar for every 1,000 dollars of assessed value.
- Businesses Face Millage Issues. Rent, Katy // Grand Rapids Business Journal;6/3/2002, Vol. 20 Issue 22, p1
Reports on the millage issues faced by Grand Rapids, Michigan businesses. School millage renewal for Grand Rapids public schools; Repercussions of the non-passing of the millage; Non-effect of millage on homeowners.
- Targeted Approach Best In Property Tax Relief and School Funding. // PA Times;Jan2008, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p13
The article reports that the states experiencing taxpayer revolts among homeowners are tempted to lessen reliance on property tax to fun schools in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It is stated that states across the country are under pressure to lessen the property tax burden on homeowners. At the...
- Paying for schools. Harp, Lonnie // Education Week;1/12/94, Vol. 13 Issue 16, p1
Provides a choice for Michigan voters regarding choosing between higher sales or income taxes as a replacement for the abolished property-tax-based school funding system. Effect on school aid cost per pupil for the next five years; Forecast for districts spending between $4,200 and $6,500 and...
- DEEP CUTS. Popke, Michael // Athletic Business;Dec2007, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p38
The article discusses issues regarding the increase in sports fees in the U.S. public schools. The goal of eliminating the $150 pay-to-play fee for all sports by Danny Erickson, athletic director of Canton High School, was unrealized with about 500 student-athletes facing fees of $495 per sport....
- PUBLIC SCHOOL QUALITY AND PRIVATE SCHOOL ENROLLMENTS. Sonstelie, Jon // National Tax Journal;Jun79 Supplement, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p343
Focuses on the effects of Proposition 13 on public schools in California. Reduction in public school spending; Enrollment of children from public schools to private schools; Level of public school quality.