IDAHO: School Assistance
- Oklahoma Deal Boosts Education Funding on Eve of Teachers' Rally. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;2/12/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31572, p38
Reports that Oklahoma governor Brad Henry and top legislative leaders agreed to restore several million dollars to public schools before a major rally at the state capitol as of February 2003. Details of the agreement; Impact of the agreement on the governor's chances of gathering support to...
- Navajo School District Readies $9M of Debt Backed by Impact Aid. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;9/5/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31463, p30
Reports the sale of Red Mesa Unified School District bonds backed by federal impact aid in Dallas. Inclusion of the school district in the Navajo Indian Reserve; Amount of the federal impact aid; Value of bonds sold by the Indian Oasis-Baboquivari Unified School District.
- Money for Nothing? // Current Events;10/28/2005, Vol. 105 Issue 8, p3
The article reports that in a bold effort to keep children in the classroom, many schools have created incentive programs that reward attendance with money or prizes that range from prepaid gift cards to cars. This fall, Chelsea High School in Chelsea, Massachusetts, began offering students $25...
- FEDERAL SUBSIDIES OFFERED CATHOLIC SCHOOLS. BLAKELY, PAUL L. // America;10/1/1938, Vol. 59 Issue 26, p610
This article discusses whether Catholic schools in the U.S. should accept subsidies being offered by the government, as of October 1938. Despite numerous attempts by the National Education Association and similar agencies that worked in every state in the union for the adoption of the...
- Texas Education Officials Name Recipients of School Debt Service Aid. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;8/8/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31445, p3
Reports the release of a list for the recipients of school debt service aid by the Texas Education Agency. Amount of the debt aid; Legislation of the school debt service aid; Application for a share of instructional facilities allotments by the school districts.
- IS LIFE-LONG LEARNING WORTH THE EFFORT? Schwartz, Steven // Policy;Autumn2005, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p21
The article examines whether life-long learning is worth the effort or not. The answer, for 40-year-old Australians considering full-time study, is no. They will not benefit economically and in most cases, society will not benefit either. Even part-time study is only marginally rewarding. If...
- Federal School Autocracy. // America;8/11/1934, Vol. 51 Issue 18, p410
The article discusses plans to get Congress to support local schools with Federal subsidies ranging from $100,000,000 to $500,000,000. The plan raises concerns articulated by Doctor John J. Tigert, president of the University of Florida and former Federal Commissioner of Education. According to...
- Catholic Schools May Get Federal Hurricane Aid. // America;2/6/2006, Vol. 194 Issue 4, p7
The article reports that Catholic schools in the Gulf Coast region which were damaged by hurricanes Katrina and Rita or inundated with evacuated students will receive federal aid. The U.S. Congress already approved an appropriation for aid.
- Americans United, Allies Oppose 'Faith-Based' Funding in Wisconsin Case. // Church & State;Jan2003, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p17
Reports on the opposition of Americans United and Jewish organizations on the federal aid received by the Faith Works Milwaukee in Wisconsin. Total cash grants received by Faith Works; Consideration of grant as unconstitutional by Americans United and Jewish groups; Viability of Faith Works.