Business & Finance

3/14/2012

3/14/2012

The Kids In Need Foundation announces the second year of a teacher grants program sponsored by Elmer’s Products Inc. Teachers nationwide can apply to win an Elmer’s Teacher Tool Kit grant that can range from $100 to $500.

3/13/2012

3/13/2012

The Walton Family Foundation announced investments totaling more than $159 million in education reform initiatives for 2011 – the largest single-year investment in education reform. 

3/13/2012

Data Management Inc.’s wildly popular two-in-one sign-in and badging system, which normally retails for as low as $49, is now available for only $17.90. 

3/13/2012

One of the most important tasks for every Las Cruces (N.M.) Public School principal is building an annual budget for his or her school.

3/13/2012

Washoe County School Superintendent Heath Morrison is proposing bigger classes for high school students and using the last of several reserve funds to deal with a $40 million shortfall for the 2012-13 school year.

3/13/2012

With barely 100 students, this patch of eastern Williamson County makes up a tiny piece of the "crazy-quilt pattern of small school districts" that, according to the Texas Supreme Court, blankets the state.

3/12/2012

3/12/2012

When Wake schools superintendent Tony Tata was hired, I thought to myself, "It won't work."

3/12/2012

Federal stimulus money warped Pennsylvania's education budget both upward and downward during the last three years, and the state's 500 school districts and 12.6 million taxpayers are beginning to see the consequences.

3/12/2012

Chiquita Hall has purchased her first home in the city of Detroit and wants to support her surroundings as much as she can.

3/12/2012

The word "choice" in education is traditionally associated with private schools, home schooling or other alternatives to the public school system, but the Washington County School District is pursuing its own version of choice starting next school year.

3/9/2012

3/9/2012

The Florida Senate will have an opportunity to vote on Senate Bill 1718, the Parent Empowerment Act.

3/8/2012

3/8/2012

The state Education Department used at least two undisclosed bank accounts as a slush fund for drinks, entertainment, travel and more at state education conferences, spending $2.3 million over the past 10 years, according to an investigative state audit released Wednesday.

3/8/2012

Declining property taxes contributed to a $1.3 billion statewide cut to education last year, Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s first year in office.

3/8/2012

The Walton Family Foundation announced investments totaling more than $159 million in education reform initiatives for 2011 – the largest single-year investment in education reform.

3/8/2012

In January Michigan senate Democrats unveiled a proposal that would send all Michigan-educated high schoolers to a state university for free.

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