Budget

6/8/2012

6/8/2012

State education officials are hoping that a temporary fix to the state’s beleaguered school funding formula will defuse an explosive battle — and possible legal dispute — among the state’s more than 500 school districts.

6/7/2012

6/7/2012

New York City is paying private contractors more than $1 billion this year to operate a little-known special education program for 3- and 4-year-olds, nearly double the amount it paid six years ago.

6/5/2012

6/5/2012

What ever happened to public school being free?

6/5/2012

An eight million dollar payment made on Friday means an end to more than decades of debt for a California school district.

6/5/2012

Financially struggling schools nationwide are increasing the volume of advertising that children see in the halls, at football games and even on their report cards.

6/4/2012

6/4/2012

Financially struggling schools nationwide are increasing the volume of advertising that children see in the halls, at football games and even on their report cards.

6/1/2012

6/1/2012

House and Senate budget negotiators have agreed to a $12.9 billion School Aid budget that would give about 450 school districts and charter schools up to $120 more per pupil next year.

5/31/2012

5/31/2012

A year ago, Berkeley school Superintendent Bill Huyett, with the school board's blessing, took about $250,000 out of the district's bank account and placed a bet.

5/29/2012

5/29/2012

State funding for schools would drop nearly 4 percent under a measure a House committee approved today.

5/29/2012

Are Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the City Council doing their traditional budget dance?

5/25/2012

5/25/2012

New budget numbers revealed to the public this week suggest that it may have been premature to celebrate the Oakland school district's return to fiscal solvency.

5/25/2012

They range from a two-story English Tudor-style building with a swimming pool, fireplace and two glass conservatories to a sprawling, graffiti-laden structure ravaged by thieves.

5/24/2012

5/24/2012

Amid chants of “Hey Corbett, you can’t hide, we can see your greedy side,” hundreds of protesters marched from the United Steelworkers building in downtown Pittsburgh to Governor Tom Corbett’s regional office on Fifth Avenue with signs that read, "Save our Schools."

5/23/2012

5/23/2012

Acer America launched Educare, which targets the specific needs of resource-constrained schools, delivering value-added services like battery replacements for heavily used notebooks and tablets, extended warranty and accidental damage coverage, and two-way freight for depot repairs.

5/23/2012

Pummeled by relentless budget cuts, a record number of California school districts are facing bankruptcy, state Supt. of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced Monday.

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