Articles: Budget

Kansas City Plots Next Steps

Missouri grants district two-and-a-half years to turn around academic performance—or else.

Competitive vs. Formula Grants Battle it out for 2012 Ed Spending

With the U.S. Department of Education receiving a minimal increase in allotted spending, the House and Senate have begun debates as to how the money will be spent.

What is the Future of the DOE?

The federal Department of Education has been a source of criticism on the GOP presidential campaign trail.

Courts Hear Colorado Constitution Case

A Denver District Judge heard arguments in Lobato v. state of Colorado, the first-ever "adequacy case" in Colorado’s history.

The 11th Annual Salary Survey: They Work Hard for the Money

While CEOs in the private sector are raking in millions, school superintendents in 2011 are having to defend their earnings.

District-level Downsizing

Exploding state budget deficits are forcing administrators to cut their own jobs.

Budgeting Based on Student Needs

This California district demonstrates that students can be the foundation of all school financial decisions.

How Productive Is Your District?

New study shows that per-pupil spending as nearly tripled over the last 40 years. While some states have shown improvements in student achievement, others have remained stagnant.

Districts Facing Hurdles in Collecting Medicaid Refunds

Districts are continuing to face many challenges in filing for reimbursement for the Medicaid services they provide to students.

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