Arkansas Board of Education to Appeal School-Funding Ruling
- Indiana Court Strikes Down Mandatory Fees. Greifner, Laura // Education Week;4/12/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 31, p5
The article reports on the decision taken by the Supreme Court of Indiana that the 22,100-student Evansville-Vanderburgh school district is violating the state constitution by its $20 school activity fee. In 2002-2003 school year, the school district imposed the fee on all K-12 students. The...
- Possible Appeal in Tax Case Won't Delay California School District Sale. Cohen, Jackie // Bond Buyer;12/7/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32523, p48
The article focuses on the impact of the parcel tax litigations in Santa Clara County, California, on the plans of Campbell Union High School District to sell general obligation (GO) bonds. It was believed that the GO bonds are supported by a voter-approved property tax override which is not...
- Suit Against School-Aid Formula Raising Questions in California. Resnick, Amy B. // Bond Buyer;05/18/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30894, p1
Reports on a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County, California, challenging the allocation formula the state is using to funnel proceeds from school bonds to school districts to pay for school construction. Potential of the lawsuit to disrupt the repayment of an upcoming California School...
- Legal Delays Over, Houston ISD Holds Deal Due to Roiled Market. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;3/5/2008, Vol. 363 Issue 32829, p40
The article reports on the postponement of the $400 million general obligation bond sale of the Houston Independent School District (HISD) due to market conditions in Texas. According to chief financial officer Melinda Garett, it will take days or weeks before market conditions improve...
- Texas High Court Quiet as School Funding Deadline Passes. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;10/4/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32231, p36
Provides updates about the school funding lawsuit in Dallas, Texas. Facts of the case; Opinion of the Texas Supreme Court on the case; Contention of the plaintiffs.
- 5 on Virginia Beach board resign in wake of probe. Portner, Jessica // Education Week;3/13/96, Vol. 15 Issue 25, p3
Reports that five members of the Virginia Beach, Virginia school board after a special grand jury declared that some members were fiscally irresponsible and `unfit for further service'. Jury's examination of the reasons for the district's deficit in the 1994 fiscal year.
- How do you protect against fraud and waste? // American School Board Journal;May2012, Vol. 199 Issue 5, p10
The article reports on how school districts of all sizes are susceptible to financial irregularities, such as fraud.
- School board mulls over bond package. WALKER, JAMES // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);7/9/2014, Vol. 141 Issue 28, p1A
The article reports on the special meeting conducted by the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District Superintendent Keith McBurnet and the board of trustees on July 7, 2014 in Texas in which they discussed the proposed $26.4 million bond package.
- Interracial Couple Claims Dismissals Racially Motivated. // Education Week;9/21/1983, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p8
The article reports on the multi-million-dollar lawsuit filed by an interracial couple against the school board in Willingboro, New Jersey. The couple believed that their termination from work were racially motivated and not because of their unpermitted leaves of absence from their jobs as...