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Paycheck$ and Politics Newsletter: Issue 14

Arkansas’ state tax revenues took a nosedive during state fiscal year 2002. Net available general revenues for SFY 2002 were down 2.3 percent from SFY 2001, and were 6.2 percent less than originally forecast for the year. The shortfalls...

Paycheck$ and Politics Newsletter: Issue 13

In May 2001, Judge Collins Kilgore issued a historic ruling in the Lake View School District case – the state’s current school-funding formula is unfair to poorer school districts and provides inadequate funding for education. The case is expected...

Paycheck$ and Politics Newsletter: Issue 12

Eliminating state and local sales taxes on food would reduce funding for programs serving vulnerable children and families. The combined loss in local, state, and federal funding would be at least $631 million annually. Arkansas would lose at least...

Paycheck$ and Politics Newsletter: Issue 11

In May 2001, Judge Collins Kilgore issued a historic ruling in the Lake View School District v. Huckabee et al – the state’s current school funding formula is unfair to poorer school districts and provides inadequate funding for education....

Paycheck$ and Politics Newsletter: Issue 10

In May 2001, Judge Collins Kilgore issued a historic ruling in the Lake View School District v. Huckabee et al– the state’s current school funding formula is unfair to poorer school districts and provides inadequate funding for education. The...

Paycheck$ and Politics Newsletter: Issue 9

n May 2001, Judge Collins Kilgore issued a historic ruling in the Lake View School District v. Huckabee et al – the state’s current school funding formula is unfair to poorer school districts and provides inadequate funding for education....

Youth Involvement in Evaluation & Research

This brief draws on information collected from focus group interviews with representatives of 14 programs that are involving youth in their evaluation and research efforts. It examines the elements of successful youth involved research projects and offers short profiles...