Schools, taxes, and voter behavior

an analysis of school district property tax elections by Arthur J. Alexander

Publisher: Rand in Santa Monica

Written in English
Published: Pages: 72 Downloads: 349
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  • Education -- California -- Finance.

Edition Notes

StatementArthur J. Alexander, Gail V. Bass.
Series[Rand report] ; R-1465-FF
ContributionsBass, Gail V., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsAS36 .R3 R-1465, LB2826.C2 .R3 R-1465
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 72 p. :
Number of Pages72
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Open LibraryOL5243865M
LC Control Number75315585

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