Texas School Districts Look to Developers to Fill in the 'Gap'

Albanese, Elizabeth
December 2002
Bond Buyer;12/10/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31529, p30
Trade Publication
Reports that some school districts in the state of Texas are working to get housing developers who build large residential subdivisions in their areas to provide them with school sites and the like. Reason behind the decision of school districts; Dependence of Texas' school districts on property taxes to pay for school facilities; Means of maintaining voter support for debt issues.


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