Monday, February 27, 2006
Here are the articles on incentives I came across:
Utah's incentive process is moving toward more disclosure. Read more.
In Hamilton, OH officials are using webcasts to explain incentives. Read more.
It's hard to figure out left from right in the debate over the incentives. Read more.
EDPros in North Carolina are concerned about the impact of the Cuno decision. Read more. The same questions are arising in Tennessee. Read more.
With the Cuno decision coming soon, bidding wars may give way to a competition of a different sort: Who has the best pre-school? Read more.
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