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ERIC Number: EJ350711
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Hometown versus Outside Cows (And Other Tales about Pressure to Buy Local).
Ficklen, Ellen
American School Board Journal, v174 n4 p38-39,44 Apr 1987
Because responsible stewardship of public funds is involved, school boards are obligated to establish sound criteria for purchasing essential goods and services. Supporting the local economy is appropriate when local businesses offer the most competitive prices. An inset describes a 1986 publication, "Education Inc.," that discusses schools' economic impact on communities. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
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