TITLE

Ark. Districts Threaten To Go to Court Over Finance Equity

PUB. DATE
September 1983
SOURCE
Education Week;9/14/1983, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses that officials of Arkansas school districts warned Governor Bill Clinton and the state legislature that if they could not come up with a new financing formula they will ask the state supreme court to enforce required improvements. Previously the state's system of financing public schools was struck down by the supreme court because it relies heavily on local property taxes and discriminates against poor children.
ACCESSION #
20437841

 

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