Budget

10/27/2011

10/27/2011

The Beaverton School District's request for more money with Measure 34-193 presents voters with an interesting choice: Do we continue to support K-12 education with funds currently available and learn to live within our means? Or, do we approve an expensive levy?

10/26/2011

10/26/2011

The new statewide school district for Michigan's worst K-12 schools is being funded by $2 million in private dollars pledged this year, making it the only district in the nation supported primarily by donations, experts said Tuesday.

10/26/2011

The Austin school district might move students out of schools but won't officially close campuses in 2012-13, Superintendent Meria Carstarphen said Monday during a school board meeting.

10/26/2011

An Oregon school district has rejected more than $2.5 million in federal funds.

10/25/2011

10/25/2011

Educators are bracing for a tough reality: As difficult as budget cuts have been on schools, more tough times are likely ahead.

10/21/2011

10/21/2011

Miami-Dade County Public Schools could roll out a major advertising program in schools and facilities in 2012-13 or sooner, bringing millions in new revenue to the cash-strapped district.

10/20/2011

10/20/2011

This summer, San Diego Unified School District trustees were asked to make a difficult decision.

10/19/2011

10/19/2011

Senate Democratic leaders have settled on which piece of President Barack Obama's jobs plan they want to move on first: $35 billion for state and local governments to rehire teachers, police and firefighters.

10/19/2011

A week after the Senate knocked down President Barack Obama's $447 billion jobs bill, leaders from the West Virginia Federation of Teachers and the West Virginia AFL-CIO touted the education benefits of the president's plan Monday, saying it would repair run-down schools, hire more educators and funnel resources to West Virginia's neediest children.

10/19/2011

At a time when college graduates are struggling to find jobs, employers in vocational fields are struggling to find trained workers.

10/19/2011

The West Virginia Department of Education has formed an internal committee to study whether year-round school would work.

10/18/2011

10/18/2011

Without ever cracking a book, students in Bucks County's Pennsbury School District are learning a new subject this year: marketing.

10/18/2011

Government support of public education in the Golden State has dropped to a historic low, compared to the rest of the country, according to a new report by the California Budget Project.

10/18/2011

Maryland schools are spending a fortune to raise achievement — $60,000 for each additional student who becomes proficient. It's too high a price for the results we have been getting. We need to do better.

10/17/2011

10/17/2011

All but 13 of Wisconsin’s 424 public school districts are getting less state aid than a year ago. The Department of Public Education released the final numbers Friday, which show schools will see an average drop in state aid of about 10-percent.

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