TITLE

Budget Crunch Brings Shrinking Pains to Rural Schools

AUTHOR(S)
Williamson, Richard; Albanese, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;2/25/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31579, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Emphasizes the need for consolidation of school districts in Southwestern states in the U.S. Possible impact of the consolidation on outstanding debt and issuance of school bonds; Proposed legislations for the consolidation; Measures to improve funding mechanism for school districts.
ACCESSION #
9238457

 

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