Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 4:15pm
With five straight years of budget cuts and deferred payments from the state, California school districts have increasingly had to turn to borrowing. Now, if neither state proposition that would shore up education funding passes Nov. 6, the cost of borrowing for many districts is likely to go up.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 4:52pm
Today in Austin, Texas Comptroller Susan Combs released the third report in a series focused on transparency entitled, "Texas It’s Your Money."
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 4:27pm
A state appellate panel today said Education Commissioner Christopher Cerf has the authority to impose salary caps on New Jersey’s school superintendents, dealing Gov. Chris Christie’s administration another win over the battle to hold down school spending.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 4:07pm
Education in Jackson County -- from pre-kindergarten to the college level -- is a priority for local business, education, and nonprofit leaders, they said Thursday during a Mississippi Press business roundtable discussion.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 3:42pm
Florida's Gov. Rick Scott wants all his teachers to get state-funded debit cards they can use to purchase school supplies that many now pay for with their own money.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 4:30pm
Attorneys for hundreds of school districts told a judge Monday that Texas' system for funding public schools is "hopelessly broken" and could eventually cost the state billions of dollars in lost tax revenues.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 10/21/2012 - 9:19pm
Fiscal stability, experience and student performance are key themes in the race for Woodland Joint Unified School District trustees.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 10/19/2012 - 2:41pm
Amazon.com Inc. has launched a service to help schools and workplaces manage Kindles used by students and employees, sending out e-books or blocking certain types of activities, for example.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 10/14/2012 - 8:55pm
Washington state’s education system must change in big ways — and it will, partly by stick and potentially by choice.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 10/14/2012 - 8:52pm
The state of Texas is headed back to court this month for the latest round in a never-ending battle over public school finance. This time hundreds of public school districts, some charter schools, and a group of parents are challenging the state's method of funding our schools, alleging it is inadequate and inequitable.