Articles: Budget

Is Your District Prepared for Sequestration?

UPDATE: Schools will no longer face sequestration cuts in upcoming school year, although cuts for 2013-2014 still loom.

The Costs of Common Core

As school leaders across the nation prepare to implement the Common Core Standards in 2014, a new report proposes three options—with three costs—to use.

Next in Line

How do boards of education find a successor to a superintendent who leaves a successful legacy?

Retrofitting Buildings With Special Funds

These three districts have used grants or special taxes to retrofit buildings, saving money and increasing security.

Social Media Takes on Fundraising

Move over Groupon and Living Social; Schoola is the newest deal-of-the-day Web site, and its mission is to help schools raise money.

Penn. Charter Demands Fair Funding

The Chester Community (Penn.) Charter School announced that it has filed suit against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania seeking $3.8 million in overdue funding.

Students Drive Overhaul of School Lunch

Students in Niles Township High School District 219 in Skokie, Ill. play big role in organic lunch program.

The Game Changer

Dwight Jones faces tough odds in his new role leading Clark County School District in Nevada.

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