Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 10/14/2012 - 8:43pm
Nashville school officials say they've discussed a partial hiring freeze if the state goes through with plans to withhold $3.4 million from the district after its rejection of a charter school proposal.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/10/2012 - 8:40pm
Hoping to inspire voters in Memphis and unincorporated Shelby County to support public education as strongly as suburban voters have embraced municipal school districts, a coalition of community organizations endorsed the half-cent sales tax referendum Wednesday.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/10/2012 - 7:46pm
For months, the Nevada Policy Research Institute has publicly questioned the Clark County School District's ballot initiative to raise property taxes for school renovations.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/10/2012 - 7:38pm
The indicted former superintendent of Breathitt County schools cost the district $191,000 in state funding by cutting 10 days from the school year in 2011, according to a state audit released Wednesday.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 9:57pm
A Georgia state agency says Gwinnett County Public Schools may be breaking the law by contributing $150,000 annually to a local economic development program.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 8:49pm
Chicago Teachers Union members voted overwhelmingly this week to approve a three-year contract, with the option of a fourth year, that was hammered out amid a historic seven-day CTU strike. Now comes the challenge of paying for the deal, which has so far largely played out as a battle between the union and district on school closings.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/01/2012 - 11:24am
How Texas public schools coped with the $5.4 billion state budget cut in 2011 is sure to dominate the conversation at the Capitol about school funding in 2013.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/27/2012 - 3:10pm
The Piedmont (Calif.) Unified School District could stand to lose about $1.1 million or $441 per student by January if voters don't approve Proposition 30 on Nov. 6.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 2:59pm
Officials from the Boston Public School Department presented five different plans to address the issue of school choice in the city. All the proposals would mark a significant change for JP residents
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/20/2012 - 3:07pm
With school officials anticipating a difficult financial year ahead of them, School Committee members want to meet with other town boards early in the school year to discuss priorities for the district.