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Scott Touts Jobs, Less Taxes, More Money for Schools

Gov. Rick Scott welcomed back the Legislature to an election-year session Tuesday with an upbeat State of the State speech that centered on creating jobs, holding the line on taxes and spending more on schools.

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Opinion: Dark Days for State’s Education Budget

Gov. Jerry Brown hopes to convince Californians to vote for tax hike to support schools.

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Doing What is Required Under Special Ed Laws

Seeking Savings in Special Ed

Accelerating costs are driving some districts to outsource these services.
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Four Jersey City Charter Schools File Petition Demanding Full Funding

Four Jersey City-based charter schools filed petition Tuesday requesting that Acting Commissioner of Education Chris Cerf issue a ruling declaring, among other things, that the city's charter schools are not being properly funded as required by the New Jersey Constitution and state statutes.

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Training is a Catch-22

How to Update your Network on a Budget

Districts learn shortcuts in building an infrastructure that keeps up with demands for new technology, but doesn't cost a fortune.
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Detroit Schools Grapple with Crowded Classes

Every day, Donnie Hodges totes his backpack into Nolan Elementary School and heads for kindergarten class — searching for his seat among 54 classmates.

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Unions Say State Schools Would Benefit From Jobs Bill

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.

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