Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 4:01pm
Gov. Beverly Perdue's verbal drumbeat in support of raising additional revenues for the public schools next year could be heard at one of the big technology companies located in North Carolina Wednesday.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 03/07/2012 - 5:29pm
The state Education Department used at least two undisclosed bank accounts as a slush fund for drinks, entertainment, travel and more at state education conferences, spending $2.3 million over the past 10 years, according to an investigative state audit released Wednesday.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 02/08/2012 - 3:32pm
Last year, as the Colorado budget was battered by the worst economy in generations, the Douglas County school district had to chop $36 million from its budget. So, among other things, it cut $2 million from administration, including several jobs. It continued charging students 50 cents each way to ride the bus. It eliminated 177 teaching positions.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 02/07/2012 - 4:23pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proposing to spend $56.4 million in two initiatives that will boost the number of alternative schools and separately transform 25 of the lowest achieving schools in the next two years.