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Georgia State Agency Says Gwinnett Donation May Be Illegal

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.

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Proposition 38 Funding Will Stabilize San Deigo Unified Schools

Since 2008, $20 billion in state funding has been slashed from San Diego's public schools system. If Proposition 38 is passed, it will generate $10 billion annually for California’s public and charter schools.

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Panel Calls for More Technology in Georgia schools

A state commission has called for more spending on technology in Georgia schools, less money for central administration and more support for campus psychologists, nurses and counselors.

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Michigan District Begins Pay-to-Participate Program for Athletes

Steve Skelcy hopes for the best, because he knows how close the Saginaw Public Schools came to the worst.

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E-Rate Updates from E-Rate Central

The good news for the highest discount applicants is that USAC has notified the FCC that it has identified a total of $1.05 billion which are available to carry forwardfor E-Rate funding into subsequent funding years.

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Is Your District Prepared for Sequestration?

UPDATE: Schools will no longer face sequestration cuts in upcoming school year, although cuts for 2013-2014 still loom.
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Lottery Raises Record $323M for Tenn. Education Programs

Tennessee lottery officials announced that the lottery has raised more than $323 million this year for state education programs, the eighth consecutive record-setting year.

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Scranton School District: Fear Bankruptcy as Pension Costs to Triple

In five years, pension contributions for area school districts are projected to increase by $172.9 million.

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FundingFactory Announces Winners of ‘Recycling Rumble’

More than 1144 total schools and nonprofits nationwide rivaled for the Top Recycler title during the “Recycling Rumble,” a friendly competition hosted annually by FundingFactory.

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Boyertown (Penn.) School District Banking on Ads for Revenue

A year ago, Jim Bozzini came before the Boyertown (Penn.) School Board as a parent and taxpayer to suggest a new way for the cash-strapped district to raise money: advertisements.

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