Budget

12/16/2011

12/16/2011

School districts throughout California are scrambling to cover the elimination of $248 million in funding for school buses starting next month, with the state's largest district filing a lawsuit to block the cuts and others saying they'll have to use reserves in order to keep transportation service.

12/15/2011

12/15/2011

A statewide coalition of educational leaders decried massive new budget cuts to public schools Wednesday, saying they would consider legal action and pursue new school-funding initiatives.

12/15/2011

Denver District Court Judge Sheila A. Rappaport ordered Dec. 9 that the state of Colorado reform its Public School Finance Act to make sure public education meets the state constitution’s guarantee that the state will provide a “thorough and uniform” system of public schools.

12/14/2011

12/14/2011

Governor Gary Herbert released his proposed budget for fiscal 2012-2013 on Monday, giving Utah’s Medicaid and education funding a boost.

12/14/2011

A group of schools filed the third lawsuit against the state over school funding Tuesday, alleging that the system of paying for public education is inequitable for all students and inadequate for those who are low-income or still learning English.

12/13/2011

12/13/2011

Educating Utah's young people is the focus of Utah Gov. Gary Herbert’s budget recommendations for the coming year.

12/13/2011

Since well before the 2011 legislative session began, one question has dominated conversations about Texas' budget cuts to public education: How will they affect public schools?

12/12/2011

12/12/2011

Amid the droves of protesters greeting state lawmakers at the start of the special session were hundreds of teachers toting signs decrying cuts in state funding for public schools.

12/12/2011

In declaring Colorado's school finance system "significantly underfunded," Denver District Judge Sheila Rappaport rejected virtually every argument presented by the state's star witnesses in a five-week trial this year over school funding levels.

12/12/2011

The Orleans Parish School Board may be much diminished since the state took over a majority of the city's public schools six years ago, but the old board still pulls some of the most important strings: the purse strings.

12/12/2011

Tempers flared at a Wellesley School Committee meeting last week as some residents spoke of collapsing confidence in the public schools, while others called for patience as the district searches for a new superintendent.

12/8/2011

12/8/2011

There's agreement that too few children in Connecticut have access to quality early education programs, but the Malloy administration and advocates are butting heads on how to get to a near-universal system.

12/8/2011

Marking a clear shift in priorities, Gov. Rick Scott proposed a $66 billion budget that includes a large increase in education funding.

12/7/2011

12/7/2011

Eight vacant schools where investigators found evidence of drug use and vandalism pose a threat to public safety, and at least one should be demolished immediately because of severe structural issues, city Controller Alan Butkovitz said Tuesday.

12/1/2011

12/1/2011

Harris School Solutions announces the release of the human resources module for AptaFund 4, the newly available upgrade of the online fund accounting and business management solution.

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