Budget

1/18/2012

1/18/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo would use his considerable budget powers to force changes he says will improve public schools, including tougher evaluations for teachers and principals.

1/17/2012

1/17/2012

Georgia schools would see a modest financial boost under a budget that Republican Gov. Nathan Deal proposed last week, though they would not recoup more than $1 billion in state funding lost over the past few years.

1/13/2012

1/13/2012

New York will seek to attract and reward “highly effective” teachers, evaluate their performance and create 100 schools, including some that prepare students for technical careers, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

1/12/2012

1/12/2012

Gov. Rick Scott welcomed back the Legislature to an election-year session Tuesday with an upbeat State of the State speech that centered on creating jobs, holding the line on taxes and spending more on schools.

1/12/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown hopes to convince Californians to vote for tax hike to support schools.

1/11/2012

1/11/2012

Joined by Virginia public school students, teachers, superintendents and parents, Gov. Bob McDonnell unveiled his 2012 legislative and budget actions that support his administration’s ongoing “Opportunity to Learn” K-12 education agenda.

1/11/2012

Kansas Democrats said that they want to spend some of the state's expected revenue surplus to restore funding to Kansas public schools that has been cut in recent years.

1/11/2012
West Virginia state education officials, teachers, lawmakers and others continue to wade through an expansive public education audit released by the Governor’s office.

1/11/2012

Governor Brown hopes to convince Californians to tax themselves to support schools.

1/9/2012

1/9/2012

With public schools cutting back on spending for physical education, some members of Congress want to intervene, worried that the nation's schools are churning out too many fat kids.

1/9/2012

As the Marion County School Board and Superintendent Jim Yancey continue to prepare for a proposed four-day school week, we are witnessing a public-policy travesty unfold.

1/9/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo picked a fight last week with what has long been Albany’s most powerful force: public schools.

1/6/2012

1/6/2012

A new report released by the Chicago Public Schools' inspector general has uncovered a host of misconduct allegations against CPS employees and officials, including improperly disbursed benefits that resulted in a loss of over $1 million in district funds.

1/6/2012

Seven state education groups have come together to ask elected officials to stop cutting public school funding.

1/6/2012

Although the Highland Park School District has been working hard the past year to turn around a dismal money situation, a team has just declared a financial emergency.

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