Budget

5/23/2012

5/23/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn got it right when he spared the state's education budget from deep cuts, even as he embarked on pension reform and massive cuts to Medicaid, the state's education chief said Monday in Peoria.

5/23/2012

When the Lindbergh Mo. School District starts summer school on June 11, there will be no elementary or middle school courses.

5/21/2012

5/21/2012

Last week dueling guest columns in the USA TODAY prompted several days of impassioned letters from readers taking sides on the issue.

5/17/2012

5/17/2012

A Chevron representative believes Milpitas Unified School District has been a shining light for the one in three school districts within Santa Clara County now committed to or deploying solar power.

5/17/2012

While well-known officials such as U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan may get a lot of national press, smaller, sometimes overlooked groups also have a huge impact on American education.

5/16/2012

5/16/2012

Lawyers for the state Department of Education began their defense in a federal special-education lawsuit brought by the Chester Upland (Penn.) School District, saying that no law had been violated and that the district had done too little to solve its own problems.

5/15/2012

5/15/2012

At East Stroudsburg School District, business manager Patricia Bader oversees a reserve fund balance — one of the largest among the 500 school districts in Pennsylvania.

5/14/2012

5/14/2012

Oklahoma's Department of Education has the same problem as other state agencies, according to an analyst: The state budget is smaller than it used to be.

5/14/2012

But the state responds that it had all the information requested from and offered by Fulton Science Academy Middle School.

5/14/2012

The Alabama House has passed an education budget $141 million short of what is being spent this fiscal year, though lawmakers found another $10 million to add to the Senate-passed version.

5/10/2012

5/10/2012

A bill giving tax breaks to parents who send their children to private school or educate them at home advanced Wednesday in the Senate, despite a panel’s 3-2 vote against it.

5/8/2012

5/8/2012

The Mount Baker School District will cut programs and lay off employees to close a $1.95 million deficit in the 2012-13 budget.

5/4/2012

5/4/2012

The Alabama Senate passed a $5.5 billion education budget, but not before making some changes to distribution of funds to two-year colleges and saying it expects more changes to be made in the state House.

5/2/2012

5/2/2012

Arts, music and middle school sports programs in Clayton schools will be spared next year, but possibly at the expense of 134 teaching jobs under a cost-cutting plan approved by the school board this week.

4/30/2012

4/30/2012

What’s in a name? The Newton Schools Foundation hopes the answer is big money.

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