Business & Finance

12/23/2011

12/23/2011

Colorado schools and colleges got an early Christmas gift as state economists revealed that proposed budget cuts can be eliminated because revenues are higher than originally thought.

12/23/2011

Days after Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced early childhood education will be part of his 2012 education reforms, a state nonprofit said more children in low-income families need access to education and was criticial of the state's patchwork of programs.

12/23/2011

With one hand, Gov. Bob McDonnell touted his plan this week to pump millions more dollars over the next two years into Virginia's K-12 education system. With the other, he proposed cutting millions of dollars that will leave holes in the budgets of school districts across the commonwealth.

12/23/2011

And now, for some good news about education in Minnesota. December has been a good month for the state, with word that three separate streams of federal dollars are flowing into the state to improve our education system.

12/23/2011

The Cherokee Nation lost more than $500,000 in scholarship money after losing 318 CN scholarship recipients during the 2010-11 academic school year, the period for which the latest figures are available.

12/22/2011

12/22/2011

The final budget deal funding the U.S. Department of Education through Sept. 30 of next year reflects the Obama administration's success in fending off House Republican efforts to scrap programs such as Race to the Top, Investing in Innovation, and School Improvement Grants, all administration priorities.

12/22/2011

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today outlined six broad principles that he says will guide the debate on education reform next year, including "intensive interventions" by the state in troubled school systems and a lighter bureaucratic touch at successful ones.

12/22/2011

Some of the school districts in Tom Green County bucked the statewide trend and gave raises to superintendents for this school year, while San Angelo ISD and Grape Creek ISD followed the trend and froze their top administrators' salaries.

12/21/2011

12/21/2011

The Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District has updated its bylaws to make clear that everyone has the right to publicly criticize or commend the board -- whether they are U.S. citizens or not.

12/21/2011

A joint legislative committee ended its work Monday by recommending that every county school superintendent in Arizona study the feasibility of school-district unification and consolidation in their jurisdiction.

12/20/2011

12/20/2011

A total of 59 employees of the Ann Arbor Public Schools earned more than $100,000 in 2010, the most recent data that's available.

12/20/2011

The Los Angeles Unified School District challenged Gov. Jerry Brown's $117 million cuts for school buses, claiming the state is forcing it to "choose between two illegal and unconstitutional outcomes"- ending transportation for students or diverting money from classrooms to make up the shortfall.

12/20/2011

Some Southeast Kansas school superintendents said that while they are trying to keep an open mind about Gov. Sam Brownback’s new school funding plan, they are skeptical.

12/20/2011

AT&T* today announced a $7,500 contribution to Communities In Schools of Central Ohio high school drop out prevention program called The School Resource Coordinator Program.

12/19/2011

12/19/2011

Maryland has won as much as $50 million to build up its early childhood education programs, one of just nine states splitting $500 million from the federal government.

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