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- Analysts: Philly Schools Deal Should Withstand Spat Over Governing Body. Braun, Martin Z. // Bond Buyer;3/14/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31344, p3
Reports the argument over the efficiency of the governing body responsible to reform troubled schools at the Philadelphia School District. Deficit borrowing engaged by the school district; Refusal to approve the requested additional funds; Concern over the financial operations of the school...
- SNAPSHORT: Calif. Audit Cites Deficits. Jacobson, Linda // Education Week;7/27/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 43, p30
The article reports that more than half of California's 982 school districts 552 of them spent more during the 2004 fiscal year than they took in. The number of districts engaging in deficit spending for more than one year increased from 248 in fiscal 2003 to 339 in fiscal 2004.
- Legislature has another shot to do right by charter schools next session. Weinberg, David // Crain's Chicago Business;7/4/2005, Vol. 28 Issue 27, p9
This article reports that in the 2005 session of the Illinois Legislature, legislators missed a historic opportunity to pass major school funding reform in Illinois, which would have brought benefits to homeowners and a more significant source of state funding for education. Charter schools are...
- Writing Budgets A Guessing Game For Calif. Schools. Sack, Joetta L. // Education Week;4/9/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 30, p1
California's fiscal uncertainty is dealing a blow to the past and present planning efforts of school administrators in all its school districts. The 50,000-student San Juan Unified school district has an annual operating budget of about $385 million. With three-fourths of that coming directly...
- LEARNING SUBTRACTION. Hegland, Corine // National Journal;8/9/2003, Vol. 35 Issue 32-34, p2542
Assesses the impact of budget deficits on education in the U.S. Number of U.S. states that reduce their appropriations for higher education; Budget for K-12; Effects of reducing expenditures on school districts; Cost of implementing the No Child Left Behind Act in states.
- Schools looking to tap incomes. Mortland, Shannon // Crain's Cleveland Business;10/25/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 43, p4
This article reports that to avoid budget cuts, one Northeast Ohio school district is asking voters to impose an income tax to help pay for its operations and a second is seeking an increase in its existing school-related income tax, a financing method that is gaining favor in the state's rural...
- Gov: Cuts are coming. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);12/12/2008, Vol. 55 Issue 61, p12A
The article focuses on the statement of New York Governor David Paterson regarding the need for drastic cuts in the state budget. The governor says that budget cuts are the only way the state can rein in its combined $15 billion deficit for 2008 and 2009. The governor who spoke to the Long...
- Dodge County School District 1, Neb., Downgraded to A1 by Moody's. // Bond Buyer;8/18/2014, Vol. 1 Issue 34162, p1
The article offers information on an announcement made by financial services company Moody's Investors Service according to which it has downgraded the rating on Dodge County School District 1, Fremont, Nebraska's outstanding general obligation debt. It informs that the A1 rating applies to 1.91...
- New Jersey districts receive $197M for software and hardware, etc. // Electronic Education Report;09/30/98, Vol. 5 Issue 18, p4
Reports on the allocation for school districts New Jersey to purchase computer software, hardware and staff development resources. Distance learning applications; Maintenance of technology centers.