Lower Approval Threshold Tempts Calif. School Districts to Ballot
- Alabama County Schools Hope Issue Will Bolster District Operations, Credit. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;06/13/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31159, p37
Reports the bond sale by schools in Mobile County, Alabama to boost district operations and credit. Amount of capital outlay warrants sold by the school district; Purpose of bond proceeds; Role of financial adviser Gardnyr Michael Capital Inc. in the sale.
- Arizona Indian Districts Turn Impact Aid into Good Ratings. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;12/2/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31772, p30
Reports on the $5 million revenue bond issue planned by the Navajo County Unified School District Number 25 in Arizona. Credit rating from Standard & Poor's Corp.; Structure of the deal; Use of proceeds from the offering.
- Lake Travis ISD Oks GO Bid. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;5/24/2011, Vol. 376 Issue 33522, p9
The article reports that Lake Travis Independent School District trustees voted for the approval of a 158.5 million dollar general obligation (OG) bond proposal in Texas.
- Grading school credit quality. Berman, Julie // American City & County;Feb1994, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p12
Discusses the credit status of local school districts. Proportion of tax-supported general obligation bonds comprising district debt; Vulnerability to shifts in funding sources; Criterion for evaluation of credit by ratings agencies.
- Washington Voters Set to Pick From $1B of School Measures. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;1/31/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31315, p1
Reports that voters from several Washington counties would decide the fate of school bond measures of over a billion dollars. Highlights of the bond issues; Background of the bonds measures issued in February every year; Specifications of different school districts regarding their bond...
- Louisiana Schools Look to Stop a Backwards March. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;09/21/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30980, p26
Reports on the difficulties of school districts in Louisiana in trying to raise revenue and issue bonds. Tax reform proposals intended to help local school districts recover from their financial difficulties; Overview on the current funding sources of school districts in the state; Difficulty...
- Texas District Thinks Now Is The Time. Albanse, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;8/6/2001, Vol. 337 Issue 31196, p1
Reports on the Northside Independent School District's plans to issue a $200 million general obligation bond offering in Texas. School construction projects which will be financed using proceeds from the bond sale; Structure of the deal; Property values at the district.
- Bonding cap forces Oklahoma officials to find creative ways to fund schools. Sanders, Lisa // Bond Buyer;03/31/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30362, p3
Reports on the effect of Oklahoma's state constitution provision forcing the Oklahoma City Independent School District to look for new ways to raise capital. Capping of school districts bonding capacity; School board's request for alternative financing structure; School's option of bond...
- Detroit school deal goes to vote after lengthy interval. Williamson, Tammy // Bond Buyer;06/23/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30420, p1
Focuses on Detroit Board of Education's plan to vote on a bond issue for the Michigan-based Detroit City School District. Plan to participate in the Michigan School Bond Loan Program; Near completion of line-item analysis of Detroit's Series I bond plan; Important step in the district's move to...