The two-front revolution

Roberts, Steven V.
December 1993
U.S. News & World Report;12/20/93, Vol. 115 Issue 24, p23
Discusses how Michigan's Gov. John Engler signed a bill canceling the property tax as a basis for school funding. How the moment of madness has forced the state to rethink some basic questions; How finding new money for the schools triggered intense debate over how the money should be used; Rebellion against higher taxes and inefficient services; Jobs and the threat of global competition; Need for school system to remake itself; Restructuring of schools; More.


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