Did Washington State School District Cross the Electoral Neutrality Line?
- E-Rate Claims Lead to Fine For Houston. // Education Week;3/17/2010, Vol. 29 Issue 25, p11
The article reports that the Houston, Texas school district has agreed to pay a fine as part of a civil settlement relating to allegations that employees accepted gifts in connection with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's education-rate program.
- Pasco County (Fla.) district faces $4 million fine for excessive class sizes. // American School & University Exclusive Insight;12/29/2011, p2
The article reports on the four million U.S. dollar fine meted to the Pasco County school district in Florida for failing to meet state class size requirements in fall 2011.
- Broward County (Fla.) district may face fines for removing trees. // American School & University Exclusive Insight;7/ 6/2012, p7
The article reports that the Broward County, Florida School District is facing a fine of up to 15,000 U.S. dollars for each mahogany tree it removed from Fort Lauderdale High School in violation of city codes.
- Why are there no penalties for pundits? Lowry, Brain // Daily Variety;11/7/2012, Vol. 317 Issue 28, p2
In this article the author discusses why there are no penalties for political pundits, and says that many public people have been proven wrong, and supports his view by comparing sportstalk shows and presidential elections.
- Crowded Okla. Districts Lose $1.6 Million in State Funds. // Education Week;2/19/1992, Vol. 11 Issue 22, p2
The article reports on the penalties of Oklahoma Districts for failing to meet the class-size mandated in House Bill 1017, education Reform and Funding Act of 1990. The Tulsa school district had the largest amount of lose which amounted to 587, 806 dollars for they failed to meet restrictions on...
- Tulsa Schools Ricing 'Catch 22' On State Class-Size Requirement. // Education Week;2/15/1989, Vol. 8 Issue 21, p2
The article reports on the fine imposed on the school system of Tulsa in Oklahoma for failure to meet the class-size requirement of the state. School officials in Tulsa said that the district has been unable to satisfy the class-size requirement because it has lost 17.5 million dollars in state...
- Moody's: Washington Fines a Positive for Schools. Glazier, Kyle // Bond Buyer;8/31/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34369, p1
Washington State is racking up court-imposed penalties approaching $2 million, a positive for the credits of school districts in the state, Moody's Investors Service said this week.
- postcards. // American City & County;Jan2007, Vol. 122 Issue 1, p54
The article provides information on two odd events in the U.S. Clerk Ellen Mesich of Portage, Indiana, started a foul-mouthed fund drive that fines employees for using profane language at work. The mayoral race in Dacono, Colorado, was to be determined by a game of chance after the mid-term...
- Keeping Low Level Offenders Out of Prisons. Rajan, Naresh // India Currents;Dec2014/Jan2015, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p16
The article presents an answer to a question regarding Proposition 47, a ballot measure that reduced penalties for certain crimes, passed by Californian voters in an election as of 2014.