Laws

3/6/2013

3/6/2013
A Montgomery judge temporarily blocked the governor from signing a private school tax credit bill and set a hearing for Tuesday afternoon.
3/6/2013
A state lawmaker wants Illinois to stop using schools as polling places on Election Day, but the idea doesn’t sit well with local election authorities.

3/4/2013

3/4/2013

Public schools everywhere will be affected by the government's automatic budget cuts, but few may feel the funding pinch faster than those on and around military bases.

2/28/2013

2/28/2013
California school districts must have procedures in place by Friday for students and parents to file complaints if they feel their schools are improperly charging fees for educational activities.
2/28/2013
Teachers in districts nationwide are already receiving pink slips as administrators brace for the major education budget cuts set to occur with the March 1 sequestration, says Education Secretary Arne Duncan.

2/27/2013

2/27/2013
School districts will now be able to use lottery funds to buy technology devices and wire schools thanks to a bill that cleared the House Education Committee Tuesday.
2/27/2013
Representatives of the country’s 95,000 public school principals gathered on Capitol Hill from February 25-27 to deliver a strong message to federal lawmakers as they consider the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the Higher Education Act, and other pieces of federal education legislation.
2/27/2013
As legislators convene in Salem, they're taking the first steps toward achieving Oregon's bold education goal.
2/27/2013
School districts would be able to use lottery funds to buy technology devices and wire schools under a bill that cleared the House Education Committee Tuesday.

2/26/2013

2/26/2013
Until we see education as an investment, not a cost, the image in the mirror isn't going to be pretty.

2/25/2013

2/25/2013
At a time when Georgia’s public education budget is an increasingly hot topic, it’s alarming to some that a Tax Credit Scholarship expansion bill that would divert $30 million more in revenue is making its way through the General Assembly.
2/25/2013
Unemployment in particular remains high. Knox County’s rate is lower than the rate in many places, but that’s cold comfort to those who lost jobs during the economic downturn and have yet to find new ones or are working part time.
2/25/2013
While proposing to reduce business taxes, he has made it clear that he wants to reduce or eliminate pensions for both current and future public school employees. This group includes teachers, bus drivers, custodians, secretaries, cafeteria workers, teacher aides and others.
2/25/2013
John R. Kelly has been appointed to a national committee that works on education reform priorities with Congress and other federal officials.

2/21/2013

2/21/2013
Members of the newly-formed Latino Coalition for Educational Equality descended on the state’s Capitol Tuesday to push for education reforms, including funding for low-income districts and more involvement by Latino experts in the legislative process.

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