TITLE

Tex. Officials Dislike 'Robin Hood,' But Differ Over Solution

AUTHOR(S)
Albanese, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;12/27/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31541, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the problems regarding laws governing financial conditions of schools in Dallas, Texas. Plans for major layoffs and other revenue streams due to budget deficit for schools in 2003; Fear of rejection of bond packages for school facilities by the voters; Information about the existing school finance systems as on December 27, 2002.
ACCESSION #
8909554

 

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