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- Wary Eyes Monitoring Wall Street. Jacobson, Linda; Associated Press // Education Week;9/24/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p1
The article reports that school business officials are paying close attention to financial markets because of an economic downturn in September 2008. Most financial experts believe that the situation will not negatively affect school districts, even though the federal government is paying...
- "...most NY school districts spend one-third less than
LI...". // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);4/8/96, Vol. 43 Issue 15, p5
Residents of Long Island, New York State (NYS), are being asked to vote on school budgets and elect boards of education this May 1996. School costs make up 60-70 percent of the average person's property tax. In addition to taxes raised by real estate, the state provides between 38-42 percent of...
- Creative Funding: Alamogordo, N.M. Korwin, Tony // Technology & Learning;Jun2004, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p40
This article presents a profile of one U.S. school district's imaginative strategy for funding their technology program. Alamogordo is a town of about 30,000 in south central New Mexico, 90 miles from the Mexican border and with Holloman Air Force Base (AFB) and White Sands Missile Range...
- Making do: state constraints and local responses in California's education finance system. Duncombe, William; Yinger, John // International Tax & Public Finance;Jun2011, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p337
California's unique education finance system combines general state support for school districts, numerous state categorical aid programs, a restricted local property tax, and two unusual small local revenue sources: a parcel tax and contributions from educational foundations. This paper...
- Borrowing Pools Can Reduce Costs for School Districts. Everett, R. E.; Klapproth, Robert J. // Education Digest;Sep1988, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p59
This article states that one method of reducing borrowing costs not often considered is pooling the borrowing needs of a number of school districts much the way districts cooperatively purchase or insure. The borrowing program requires its own team of specialists. It includes an underwriter,...
- Empty Pockets. // NEA Today;May2004, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p10
Reports on the gap in funds received by poor school districts in several U.S. states during the 2000-2001 school year. Effort of some states to close the funding gap; Statement issued by Kevin Carey, a school funding expert with the Education Trust.
- Instructional Costs and Tuition Revenues: Funding NJ Public Higher Education. Yamoah, David A. // Academic Leadership (15337812);2007, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p1
Concern about the cost of higher education has resulted in demand for accountability in the use of public funds. Funding for most public higher education breaks down into two major parts, the Enrollment-based support and the Performance or Incentive-based support. This paper examines...
- New York City Tops 2000 Per-Pupil Expenditures. // Educational Marketer;7/1/2002, Vol. 33 Issue 19, p4
Reports on the per-pupil expenditures in the New York City school district. Scope of market opportunities in each state; Expenditures for instructional materials and for non-salary instruction.
- Schools' budget hangs in balance. Miller, Valerie // Las Vegas Business Press;7/21/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 29, p1
Reports on the educational budget crisis at the Clark County School District in Clark County, Nevada. Impact of politics on the budget crisis; Result of the tax factions among politicians; Priorities of the state legislators.