Budget

4/3/2012

4/3/2012

New York's poorest schools will get a boost from the $132.6 billion state budget passed last week as education aid grows by 4 percent and districts work to stay below the 2 percent tax cap, Moody’s Investors Service said.

4/3/2012

Cleveland County Schools’ superintendent will be among a group of state leaders discussing the impact of cuts to the education budget.

4/3/2012

Illinois schools were also big winners in last week’s record Mega Millions game, hauling in more than $30 million as a result of record Lottery sales.

4/2/2012

4/2/2012

The first round of negotiations between the Chicago Public Schools and the teachers union went squarely to the district, which will get its way in weighing student performance more heavily in teacher evaluations.

4/2/2012

An early warning system aimed at reducing the number of school districts that end up in the red appears to be doing its job, the top financial officer with the Iowa Department of Education told state leaders Thursday.

3/30/2012

3/30/2012

The proposed New York state budget being voted on in Albany this week includes the biggest increase in school funding in years.

3/30/2012

The Revere (Ohio) Local Schools Board of Education approved deleting unneeded items from the district’s inventory.

3/30/2012

The state's budget-writing committee poked another hole in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's education reform agenda Thursday, as its recommended budget significantly cuts the funding to bankroll his plan. The Education Committee earlier this week downgraded the policy changes.

3/28/2012

3/28/2012

Florida’s new grade formula would not lower a school’s rank more than one letter grade under a set of recommendations presented to the state Board of Education on Tuesday in Miami.

3/28/2012

Education leaders at Rock Creek (Kan.) Unified School District 323 expect recently completed energy efficiency upgrades to save the district nearly $154,000 a year and has won "Energy Efficiency Leader Award" from Trane. 

3/26/2012

3/26/2012

Sherry Dana's reason for joining a rally protesting cuts in public education spending was summed up by a quote from the Italian poet Dante on a cloth bag slung over her shoulder: "The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality."

3/23/2012

3/23/2012

The Obama Administration has spent $4.6 billion overhauling failing schools. But critics say the investment might not pay off in the long run.

3/23/2012

Education Secretary Arne Duncan used Thursday’s appearance before a key House subcommittee to not only defend the Obama administration’s request for a $1.7 billion increase in school funding for fiscal 2013, but also to rip the GOP budget proposal laid out by Rep. Paul Ryan earlier this week.

3/22/2012

3/22/2012

Gov. Beverly Perdue's verbal drumbeat in support of raising additional revenues for the public schools next year could be heard at one of the big technology companies located in North Carolina Wednesday.

3/22/2012

The Cincinnati Board of Education approved layoffs for 40 administrators Monday and outlined plans for an agreement to rehire Cincinnati Public Schools Superintendent Mary Ronan at about half her current salary.

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