TITLE

ACROSS THE NATION: STATES

PUB. DATE
October 1987
SOURCE
Education Week;10/21/1987, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news briefs on school management in the U.S. District Judge Jeff Bayless in Colorado, ruled on October 2 that a group of 17 parents and eight other taxpayers may proceed with a lawsuit seeking major reforms to equalize spending among the state's school districts. Several county school superintendents in Oklahoma have filed a lawsuit in the state's supreme court challenging new legislation that eliminates a salary supplement they had been receiving to bring their pay up to a minimum-base level. H. Dean Evans, Indiana's superintendent of public instruction, says state officials are laying the groundwork for a plan to place computers in the homes of all 4th graders.
ACCESSION #
22058436

 

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