Business & Finance

12/19/2011

12/19/2011

For the New Jersey State Department of Education, the cost of withholding public information from the public has a steep price tag: $40,290.80.

12/19/2011

On Dec. 14, the Jacksonville (Fla.) School District 117 Board of Education voted unanimously to put a County School Facilities Tax question on the ballot for the March election.  

12/19/2011

If you live in California and your children ride a school bus, Governor Jerry Brown took away state funding for such transportation this week in his “trigger” budget cuts.  

12/19/2011

Mayor Vincent C. Gray has lauded the District's efforts on early-childhood education. The District of Columbia was one of 37 applicants – including 35 other states and Puerto Rico – that competed for the White House's Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge grants.

12/16/2011

12/16/2011

A coalition that includes a Fortune 500 company, labor unions and nonprofit foundations outlined plans Thursday to spend the next five years focused on rescuing a rural West Virginia school district, one of the country's most downtrodden.

12/16/2011

School districts throughout California are scrambling to cover the elimination of $248 million in funding for school buses starting next month, with the state's largest district filing a lawsuit to block the cuts and others saying they'll have to use reserves in order to keep transportation service.

12/15/2011

12/15/2011

A college education is more expensive than ever, but a new report by the Mitchell Institute indicates it can still pay off for Mainers.

12/15/2011

New York is moving forward with a plan to build a database to track the academic lives of students statewide, restarting a process halted by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli over privacy concerns.

12/15/2011

Luidia Inc. recently announced a record year propelled by major partnerships with leading technology companies and continued rapid adoption of its eBeam interactive whiteboard technology.

12/15/2011

A statewide coalition of educational leaders decried massive new budget cuts to public schools Wednesday, saying they would consider legal action and pursue new school-funding initiatives.

12/15/2011

Jessica Lynch was just 19 when the world first saw her — a broken, blond soldier caught on combat video in Iraq, her face wearing something between a grimace and a grin.

12/15/2011

Denver District Court Judge Sheila A. Rappaport ordered Dec. 9 that the state of Colorado reform its Public School Finance Act to make sure public education meets the state constitution’s guarantee that the state will provide a “thorough and uniform” system of public schools.

12/14/2011

12/14/2011

Governor Gary Herbert released his proposed budget for fiscal 2012-2013 on Monday, giving Utah’s Medicaid and education funding a boost.

12/14/2011

A group of schools filed the third lawsuit against the state over school funding Tuesday, alleging that the system of paying for public education is inequitable for all students and inadequate for those who are low-income or still learning English.

12/13/2011

12/13/2011

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