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10/14/2011

10/14/2011

Cherokee ISD has joined 151 other school districts in the state to join with the Equity Center to file lawsuit against the State of Texas over public education.

10/14/2011

San Diego school officials have sounded early warnings about potential midyear budget cuts in the most drastic terms, raising the specter of fiscal insolvency that could force the state to assume control of its second-largest district.

10/13/2011

10/13/2011

While the debate on whether to merge the Scott County School District with the Forest Municipal Separate School District continues, there are several state laws that address the re-alignment of school districts and their boundaries.

10/12/2011

10/12/2011

Texas school districts and parents are headed back to the courthouse in another effort to get more equitable funding for public schools.

10/11/2011

10/11/2011

A Twin Cities neighborhood action group is blaming big banks for costing Minneapolis schools millions in state funding. The group, Neighborhoods Organizing for Change(NOC), linked home foreclosures to per-pupil funding.

10/11/2011

New York State already outspends the rest of the nation on education, and a group of education experts at Teachers College at Columbia University is calling for it to spend even more.

10/7/2011

10/7/2011

Home sellers Pete and Rennie Davis face some tough challenges in getting the price they want — a down economy, tighter mortgage rules, even dozens of other homes for sale.

10/7/2011

One of the architects of Arizona’s last attempt to consolidate some of its 227 public school districts asked a new panel exploring the same effort not to give up trying.

10/7/2011

Every morning at PS 148 in East Elmhurst, Queens, teacher Monique Bertolotti greets her 27 third graders, who speak English as a second language, with a reading exercise.

10/6/2011

10/6/2011

The city's public schools received extra academic and financial support Tuesday as officials worked to restore public confidence in a system buffeted for months by scandal and political turmoil.

10/5/2011

10/5/2011

A two-year study of charter schools in Chicago indicates that many suffer from some of the same funding challenges as traditional public schools but that most charters are on sound financial footing.

9/30/2011

9/30/2011

A standing-room-only crowd of 400 angry and tearful parents, children and teachers railed against the Oakland school board Tuesday night as it pushed forward a proposal to close five elementary schools and eliminate eight others through consolidation.

9/28/2011

9/28/2011

The Waukesha School District could recover some of its lost funding after five Wisconsin school districts saw millions of dollars disappear in failed investments. The companies that sold the investments to the school districts now face prosecution from the Securities and Exchange Commission.

9/28/2011

Some of the nation’s largest oil refineries are seeking huge tax refunds that could force school districts and local governments across Texas to give back tens of millions of dollars they were counting on to pay teachers and provide other services.

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