Budget

3/16/2012

3/16/2012

The Baltimore school system has paid its employees about $65 million for unused leave over the past five years, a rare perk that many employers have abandoned and that has come under fire as school districts have experienced shrinking budgets.

3/15/2012

3/15/2012

The New York State Senate voted earlier this week to approve its 2012-13 Senate Budget Resolution, which will form the basis for further negotiations with the Assembly and the Executive Branch on the final FY 2012-23 budget.

3/14/2012

3/14/2012

East Valley school districts are hoping the financial picture brightens enough to boost money for teachers and staff next school year.

3/13/2012

3/13/2012

Data Management Inc.’s wildly popular two-in-one sign-in and badging system, which normally retails for as low as $49, is now available for only $17.90. 

3/13/2012

One of the most important tasks for every Las Cruces (N.M.) Public School principal is building an annual budget for his or her school.

3/13/2012

Washoe County School Superintendent Heath Morrison is proposing bigger classes for high school students and using the last of several reserve funds to deal with a $40 million shortfall for the 2012-13 school year.

3/13/2012

With barely 100 students, this patch of eastern Williamson County makes up a tiny piece of the "crazy-quilt pattern of small school districts" that, according to the Texas Supreme Court, blankets the state.

3/12/2012

3/12/2012

Federal stimulus money warped Pennsylvania's education budget both upward and downward during the last three years, and the state's 500 school districts and 12.6 million taxpayers are beginning to see the consequences.

3/8/2012

3/8/2012

In January Michigan senate Democrats unveiled a proposal that would send all Michigan-educated high schoolers to a state university for free.

3/8/2012

Declining property taxes contributed to a $1.3 billion statewide cut to education last year, Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s first year in office.

3/8/2012

The state Education Department used at least two undisclosed bank accounts as a slush fund for drinks, entertainment, travel and more at state education conferences, spending $2.3 million over the past 10 years, according to an investigative state audit released Wednesday.

3/7/2012

3/7/2012

The Wichita school board voted unanimously Monday to close five schools, a decision one board member described as “heartbreaking.”

3/6/2012

3/6/2012

Legislative budget writers voted Monday to increase state support for public schools by 4.6 percent in 2013, bumping up the minimum teacher salary by $500 a year and funding education reforms approved during last year's session, including a statewide laptop program.

3/6/2012

The Long Branch School District will see a decrease in state aid for the next school year.

3/6/2012

After a steep decline in 2008, the cost of overtime pay for city school employees is rising again, and that's cause for serious concern.

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