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- Legislative Shake-Up May End Impasse. L. H. // Education Week;1/27/1993, Vol. 12 Issue 18, p15
The article reports on the appointment of Senator Bill Ratliff as chairman of the Senate Education Committee in Texas. Lieutenant Governor Bob Bullock was the one who appointed Ratliff. The legislative leaders are hoping that with Ratliff's appointment the Republicans could help defeat the...
- Ratliff led the way on school reforms. Stevens, John H. // Fort Worth Business Press;1/9/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p61
Focuses on the impact of a legislation sponsored by U.S. Senator Bill Ratliff in 1993 which aims to reform the school finance system and establish the nation's first public-school accountability system. Information on the Senate Bill 7; Improvement in the performance of Texas public schools;...
- Opening Arguments Begin in Texas School Funding Case. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;8/10/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31944, p4
Reports that opening arguments have begun in the Texas school funding case. Former Lieutenant Governor Bill Ratliff's education funding formula; Complaints of property-tax-wealthy school districts; Financing sources of public education.
- Detroit Schools Spending Their Way to Reform. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;3/27/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31353, p1
Reports the pace of spending to reform the public schools by the finance teams in Detroit, Michigan. Question on the district finances; Submission of yearly audits; Subject on the state address of Governor John Engler.
- revamping California's education finance system. McFadden, Brett M. // Leadership;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p9
Focuses on why California's budget condition went from boom to bust in a short time. Contribution of the state's revenue structure to the problem; Impact on education finance; Over-reliance on personal income tax; Proposed actions for updating the state's revenue structure and education finance...
- Southwestern States Struggle to Correct School Funding. Preston, Darrell // Bond Buyer;07/25/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30939, p27
Focuses the struggle of Southwestern States to resolve inequities in funding public schools. Use of bonds and other innovative tools to resolve funding inequities; Lawsuits involving capital costs; Problem posed by general system created by lawmakers for allocating funding that must be made more...
- Think like owners, again. TEGHTMEYER, JONATHAN // ATA News;9/25/2012, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p2
The author comments on the public finance in Alberta, Canada that is dependent on the price of oil and natural gas resulting to uncertainties in funding for government services, like education.
- Education stats making Tucson a hard sell. // Inside Tucson Business;01/17/2000, Vol. 9 Issue 43, p4
Discusses issues related to insufficient budget allocated to education in Tucson, Arizona. Teacher pay; School supplies; Extracurricular activities.
- The private school arguments. Erickson, Ralph // Journal of Instructional Psychology;Dec93, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p330
Examines seven major reasons often given by those who attempt to use public money for non-public schools. Educational expenditures; Child benefit theory; Non-ethical courses; Religious-based education; Effective instruction on morality; Double taxation of non-public school patrons; Payment for...