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- Court rejects Ohio finance plan; revives debate on school funding. Sandham, Jessica L. // Education Week;03/10/99, Vol. 18 Issue 26, p18
Cites a court ruling over the Ohio finance plan which declares the state's school funding system unconstitutional. State officials' failure to present evidence of a net increase in state education funding for fiscal 1999; United States Supreme Court requirement for a complete systematic overhaul.
- Florida Board Approves Budget Request, Looks Ahead. // Community College Week;9/17/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p2
Reports on the passage of a budget request by Florida's Board of Education to Governor Jeb Bush. Objectives of the board; Information on increase in tuition fees at state universities; Comments from board chairman Phil Handy; Concern of state Senator Les Miller, D.-Tampa on the budget request.
- States Spend Nearly Half-a-Billion on Testing. Hoff, David J. // Education Week;03/14/2001, Vol. 19 Issue 26, p18
Highlights a survey of 50 state education officials in the United States, conducted by stateline.org, which found that states are spending $400 million in fiscal year 2001 to develop, administer and score their testing programs. Expected rise in cost if Congress passes President George W. Bush's...
- PSF Realizes 25% Return. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;3/23/2010, Vol. 371 Issue 33286, p9
The article reports that the Permanent School Fund (PSF)of the Texas State Board of Education reveals a return of 25.02 percent in 2009.
- State Boards Aim To `Get Out in Front' on Reform. Sirkin, J. R. // Education Week;10/30/1985, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p5
The article reports on the goals of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) in Seattle, Washington. The members of NASBE voted for the increase of membership dues with raising a total dues revenue from about 300,000 dollars a year to 450,000 dollars. The increase will fund...
- Florida Sells $200M of Education Debt, OKs $400M More. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;11/9/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32856, p30
Reports on the approval of the Florida state cabinet to allow the Florida Board of Education to sell an additional $400 million of debt for new public school and college projects in the state. Value of credit bonds accepted by the state Division of Bond Finance on behalf of the education board;...
- Schools adjust to drop in preschool funding. Merkel, Jim // Monroe County Clarion;8/3/2011, Vol. 51 Issue 33, pA1
The article reports on the impact of the cut in Early Childhood Block Grants provided by the Illinois State Board of Education on school districts in Columbia and Waterloo.
- Agencies Review Louisiana Special-Ed. Grants. L. O. // Education Week;2/6/1985, Vol. 4 Issue 20, p33
The article reports on the agreement to provide the federal and state agencies with information on the possible improprieties from the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education in Louisiana. The board agrees to furnish the possible improprieties of expenditure of more than 500 hundred thousand...
- Entire School Board Turned Out by Georgia Voters. // Education Week;12/11/1985, Vol. 5 Issue 15, p3
The article reports that citizens of Walker County, Georgia have ousted all five members of the school board in a special recall election. Lamar Christian, a lawyer who led the recall, said it was sparked when the board raised the school tax by 30 percent but refused to discuss the reasons for...