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Lawmakers pre-table dozens of K-12 bills

Texas lawmakers unveiled dozens of bills this weekaimed at tackling school safety, teacher quality and expanding school choice. An increased focus on school safety after the Uvalde massacre and its controversial aftermath is already the focus of the next session. So is a new impetus for new school choice initiatives following requests from parents for […]

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Baldwin County schools cut ribbons on last pay-as-you-go funded schools

BALDWIN COUNTY, Alabama (WALA) – New milestones were reached for schools in Baldwin County on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 as ribbon cuttings took place at two schools. Daphne’s ninth grade academy and Stonebridge Primary School have been open since the start of the school year, but were officially recognized at an official ceremony. It all […]

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Universal Pilot Guidelines for Pre-Kindergarten 2023

3. Eligibility criteria The ministry will assess pilot applications and determine funding based on eligibility, spending rules, program priorities and available funding. To be eligible to participate, services must meet the eligibility criteria below. 1. Submit a Request for Expression of Interest by midnight on December 16, 2022. Late requests will not be accepted except […]

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Republicans campaigning on education’s culture war lost key races

Comment this story Comment This week’s election results challenged the power of culture war education policy, as a string of Republicans who weighed in on the issue lost close races or followed their adversaries. There have been victors, of course, including Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (right), whose battle against what he calls ‘woke ideology’ has […]

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Denver charter school focused on Indigenous education fights to stay open

A Denver charter school focused on Indigenous education is at risk of closing. The American Indian Academy of Denver open in 2020 during the height of the pandemic in an effort to educate Indigenous students, who have long been among the most underserved in the district. But the school is now struggling with low enrollment […]

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Education funding lawsuits aim to further push costs from local schools to the state

The way New Hampshire funds education could be turned upside down as two separate lawsuits advance through the courts. One lawsuit seeks to halt education property tax rates and the other seeks to increase the amount the state pays per student. Plaintiffs in the Grafton County education lawsuit are expected to argue Friday that the […]

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School obligation vs derogation from the factory tax: what is the difference?

Every November, somewhere in Colorado, voters decide on school tax measures. Some districts are asking for money to pay bond debt, some are asking for what are called factory tax waivers, and some are doing both. While bond measures and mill royalty waivers can affect property taxes, they each serve different purposes. Here’s how they […]

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New Mexico voters will decide funds for early childhood programs and public schools

Oct. 25 – A year-long effort to sharply increase state investments in early childhood education will culminate Nov. 8 with New Mexico voters deciding on a ballot measure. Voters will be asked to consider approving an increase in annual withdrawals from the state’s Multi-Billion Dollar Permanent Land Grant Fund, which is expected to send a […]

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Desperate plea to MPs over school funding

Tory MPs must choose a new Prime Minister who delivers on the party’s 2019 election manifesto pledge to bring school funding back to 2010 levels in real terms to avoid a ‘crisis’ which will have a ‘devastating impact’ on the sector , warned the education sector . Leaders of 13 organizations, including the Confederation of […]

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Bennington officials to vote on funding for proposed mixed-use development at former high school

The Bennington Selectboard is discussing funding for the proposed mixed-use development at the former Bennington High School. CAT-TV screenshot Bennington officials are due to vote Monday on whether to allocate $2 million in federal coronavirus relief funding in a plan to turn the former Bennington High School building into a mixed-use property with leisure, work […]

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STEPHEN OWENS: Georgia’s most vulnerable academics need extra funding

Low-income Georgia students performed measurably worse on state tests than their high-income classmates, and the distance between the two groups is greater in Georgia than in almost any other state based on national comparisons. State legislators have an opportunity and a responsibility to do something about this, especially now that the pandemic has made matters […]

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On school vouchers versus public school funding, tuition affordability

School checks are meant to shut down public school systems Our founding fathers held that the common public school is the foundation of a free society. For example, “The advancement and dissemination of knowledge is the sole guardian of true freedom.” James Madison, 1825, Letter to George Thompson. There is no doubt that the collapse […]

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Trustees Approve Funding for 30 New CCSDPD Officers

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – A busy night for the Clark County School District on Thursday, as administrators approved millions of dollars in funding for the district’s police department and got an update on how whose students are academically successful. The CCSDPD will receive a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice and district money […]

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White House to provide $50 million in grants for school kitchen equipment

Photo: Shutterstock The Biden-Harris administration has announced it will provide $50 million in grants to school nutrition programs to help them buy new catering equipment. White House officials say the equipment will help schools serve healthier, local meals, cook, implement or expand school breakfast, store fresh food and improve food security . This is the […]

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COVID funding to help tutoring program

The Warren County School Board approved the transfer of more COVID relief funds to tutoring and summer school. Last year, the school board approved a plan for the Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) 2 to allocate the funds. Relief fund director Shea Panter presented the board with the same plan but with […]

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Seaboard Foods Donates to Rural High School STEM and Agriculture Programs with Matching Funds from CoBank

Hooker, Okla., (October 6, 2022) – While the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers will grow twice as fast as other industries, Seaboard Foods contributed $38,300 to several rural areas. secondary schools where it operates to fund industrial arts programs and facilities. Many of the donations were made […]

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Education Cannot Wait Announces $11.8 Million Catalytic Grant for Multi-Year Resilience Program in Haiti – Haiti

Implemented by UNICEF and WFP in partnership with the Government of Haiti, the new grant aims to catalyze $16.7 million in additional funding to reach 45,000 crisis-affected children and adolescents. In response to the evolving humanitarian crisis in Haiti, Education Cannot Wait (ECW) today announced a multi-year, US$11.8 million resilience program that aims to mobilize […]

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Resolution to Help Parents, Schools, and the District Reject Harmful, Coercive, and Restrictive Gender Identity Policies and Protect School Lunch Programs and Federal Funding Subject to Title IX

**The following resolution was adopted by the SREC at their 3rd Quarter 2022 meeting, held on September 24, 2022. WHEREAS, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was enacted to ensure that “No person in the United States shall, by reason of sex, be excluded from participation, denied benefits, or subjected discrimination under any […]

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Maine Democratic Party responds to New York Times article on former Governor Paul LePage

AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) – The Maine Democratic Party is responding to a New York Times report about former Governor Paul LePage receiving tax relief for Florida residents. They say the worst part is that he tried to cut the same tax break here in Maine. “His cuts to revenue sharing raised property taxes, his cuts […]

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Little Falls NJ schools to vote on $29 million referendum

LITTLE FALLS — A year after voters rejected a $35 million referendum, the school district has scaled back the plan and will return to voters for approval in December. On Tuesday, school administrators approved a new $29.6 million referendum, a $5.8 million cut from the 2021 plan, which was defeated 839-489 last December. Undeterred, Superintendent […]

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Refuge, DDWS Supports School Grant Applications | News, Sports, Jobs – SANIBEL-CAPTIVA

REFUGE/DDWS Students, teachers and staff at JN “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge dug deep into the Pocket Refuge program last year. In partnership with the “Ting” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge, the JN “Ting” Darling National Wildlife Refuge will provide grants to five Lee County schools for the 2022-23 school […]

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Sununu, Sherman disagree on education funding at Disability Policy Forum

Governor Chris Sununu is pictured at a forum hosted by Granite State Independent Living and eight other disability advocacy organizations on Tuesday. By PAULA TRACY, InDepthNH.org MANCHESTER — The two state gubernatorial candidates were quizzed separately in a town hall-style online forum on the state’s disability policy on Tuesday and took separate approaches to the […]

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Turnaround Schools Initiative hopes to help 15 schools across Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – Millions of dollars are being poured into at least 15 schools across the state in hopes of turning them around. The Turnaround Schools Initiative is a new effort to improve elementary schools identified as failing. $15 million will be allocated to schools. Five Birmingham schools are on the list. The initiative […]

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Governor Abbott Announces Over $64,000 in TWC Vocational Training Grant to Bells Independent School District | Texas Governor’s Office

September 15, 2022 | Austin, TX | Press release Governor Greg Abbott today announced a Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to support job training in the Bells Independent School District (ISD). The grant of more than $64,000 will help the district high school purchase and install equipment to […]

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Carmel Valley teenager raises money for art supplies for homeless kids

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KGTV) — A Carmel Valley teenager hopes to spread joy one brush at a time. Kate Lee says drawing is a source of inspiration and a way to relieve stress. “I think art has become a great emotional and mental outlet for me, which is why I find great pleasure in drawing […]

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What is the result of Ohio’s unconstitutional school funding system?

Dena Sico is Co-Chair of the Parent Organizing Committee of the All in For Ohio Kids Campaign and a member of the Ohio Organizing Collaborative. What does it say to our community, indeed our nation, that the 2022 school year was disrupted by such basic things as air conditioning? The state’s largest school district, Columbus […]

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New Hampshire GOP gubernatorial candidate debate: School funding

New Hampshire Republican gubernatorial candidates talk school funding during 2022 Granite State debate Updated: 9:23 p.m. EDT September 9, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript COMPLETE THE APPLICATION. THE CANDIDATE’S NEXT QUESTION IS ABOUT EDUCATION IN NEW HAMPSHIRE. WE KNOW THAT A LOT OF SCHOOL FUNDING IS RELATED TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPERTY TAX BASE. UNDER […]

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NYC Council asks Mayor Adams, DOE, to fully restore $469 million in school funding

STATEN ISLAND, NY — The New York City Council on Tuesday passed a resolution calling on Mayor Eric Adams and the Department of Education to fully restore $469 million in budget cuts to schools. The three members of the Staten Island City Council – City Council Minority Leader Joe Borelli (R-South Shore), Councilman David Carr […]

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FR Panther Foundation funds gardens, microscopes, mariachi festival and more

The latest round of grants from the nonprofit FR Panther Foundation will help fund a portable podcast studio, a mariachi festival and more. Jim Passarelli, a teacher at Franklin Regional Senior High School, has secured a $9,900 grant that will allow the district to take advantage of a long-abandoned area. “We had an outdoor space […]

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Full STEAM Ahead Receives Grant | News, Sports, Jobs

Full STEAM Ahead received a grant from Souris Valley United Way to expand its programming to after-school programs in Minot public schools. He also received funding from the Aggie Foundation which will help fund the purchase of new robots for his competitive teams. Full STEAM Ahead is a nonprofit organization in Minot that […]

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Research funding information sessions offered this fall

The Research and Innovation Division is hosting a series of information sessions on research funding this fall. The six hybrid sessions will be led by campus experts in each field. All faculty and staff interested in learning more about these topics are welcome. Campus Research Proposal Resources: Tuesday, Sept. 20, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. During this […]

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Eagles QB Jalen Hurts surprises young athletes at football game as Kellogg’s donates to Philadelphia School District

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A group of kids from Philadelphia got a big surprise at CBS Sports Gameday Experience. Students from the Philadelphia School District had no idea what awaited them at the Germantown Supersite on Sunday. “Well, we had the opportunity to be sponsored by Frosted Flakes and a football player is coming along,” said […]

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Inmate education assistance works. Yet it is politically precarious.

Comment this story Comment A new proposal from the Ministry of Education approved the extension of the federal government Eligibility for Pell Grants for Prisoners from 2023. The proposal to codify Pell Grant eligibility came from many studies and experiences over the past decade indicating that inmates who receive degrees while incarcerated are better prepared […]

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Long hours, pay cuts, abusive parents – no wonder school leaders quit | Nick Smith

Jhe record for the UK’s oldest headteacher is 57 years. I had no desire to challenge this astounding feat of longevity, but I had always intended to stay on until I reached retirement age. But after 14 years, and far from retirement, I changed my mind. I came across an old newspaper article written about […]

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Georgia lawmakers review changes to funding for K-12 schools

By JEFF AMY, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — The head of a state legislative committee examining how Georgia funds K-12 public schools promised Friday that nothing “catastrophic and ominous” would come from possible changes. Almost 40 years after the then government. Joe Frank Harris signed the Quality Basic Education Formula into law, Senate Majority Leader […]

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Parents and lawmakers praise $200 million investment in public and mental health funding – The Nevada Independent

Dozens of parents, educators and concerned community members pleaded with lawmakers on Wednesday about the critical need to improve mental and public health care across the state. Krista Cielo joined other guardians in nearly two hours of public commentary to highlight her own experiences caring for a child with mental health needs while dealing with […]

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Cambridge City schools invest in facilities and students

Cambridge City Schools have been working on a list of improvements designed to improve students’ learning experiences and environment. Work is underway in elementary and middle schools to replace playground equipment. The equipment is over 20 years old and some comes from other elementary schools according to John Charlton, director of communications at Cambridge City […]

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The guideline is 1 social worker for every 250 students. NV Schools have 1 for 8,730.

The constitutional initiative “dodged” the question of how the vouchers would be funded, failing to mention that “every dollar spent” on a voucher “reduces, dollar by dollar, the funds available” for public schools, the judge wrote. (Getty Pictures) As the first week of school draws to a close with a shortage of nearly 3,000 teachers […]

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Charter coalition sues Biden administration over rule changes

A coalition of charter schools in Michigan and Ohio is suing the Biden administration over new rules governing charter start-up grants for schools across the country. “This attack on charter schools is not only deeply unfair to children who would benefit from educational alternatives, it is illegal,” said Pacific Legal Foundation lawyer Caleb Kruckenberg, whose […]

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Pemberton: Education Financing Meeting Theme | Columns

The interim was loaded with many meetings and events. Last month, the Legislative Assembly hosted the Southern Legislative Conference in Oklahoma City, welcoming more than 1,400 legislators and staff from 14 other states to come and work on policy issues important to our Southern region. I also spoke to superintendents at the Career Tech Summer […]

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The Outer Banks Voice – Is Hyde County’s fight for school funds over?

Is Hyde County’s fight for school funds over? By Kip Tabb | Outer Banks Voice on August 2, 2022 Commissioners restore $400,000 in cuts, another $75,000 could be sought Dr. Melanie Shaver, Superintendent of Hyde County Schools. On July 28, after a month-long dispute over school funding, the Hyde County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 […]

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Powerful state lawmakers will recalculate Georgia’s politically strained school funding calculations

When Georgia lawmakers created the formula to pay for its public schools, President Ronald Reagan was celebrating the start of his second term, Purple Rain tapes were flying off the shelves, and kids were hogging family televisions with their state-of-the-art. Nintendo entertainment systems. The White House has changed occupants six times since then, and the […]

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State campus funding wins OK; UA-Fayetteville gets a major share

More than half of the state’s universities would lose funding under the state’s productivity model, while a recommended productivity fund of $6.4 million for the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville is 11 times more than any other school would receive. The state Higher Education Coordinating Council on Friday approved recommendations for annual funding distributions under a […]

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Tennesseans seek rule change for new school funding formula

The Tennessee Department of Education held a public hearing on its rules for the new funding formula, TISA. Commenters called for explicit and transparent reporting for the data that determines funding. Some have included an initial criticism that the student-based formula is compatible with vouchers. The rules will be heard by the State Board of […]

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4 savings and funding tips to make college more affordable – The Observer

Many professions view a college education as an essential step towards establishing a career. But while the average graduate with a bachelor’s degree earns $1.2 million more over their lifetime than someone with only a high school diploma, many young people sacrifice this potential income due to the increased cost of college education. Despite escalating […]

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USDA awards more than $70 million in grants and improves access to local, healthy foods for children

Washington, DC, July 25, 2022 – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that it is awarding more than $10 million in farm-to-school grants to 123 projects across the country. Additionally, for the first time, the department is providing states with $60 million in non-competitive grants to develop stronger, sustainable farm-to-school programs over […]

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PSEA Responds to Gubernatorial Candidate’s Plan to Cut Funding to Public Schools | New

Pennsylvania spends an average of nearly $20,000 per student per year on education statewidebut a gubernatorial candidate said he thought it was too much. In his bid for governor, State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, said he would like to cut funding for public schools $10,000 per child and give the rest to families for their […]

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Hutchinson disagrees on cancellation of $500 million in education funding

While the governor applauded the council’s efforts to offer teachers a bonus, Hutchinson said the action to cut the funding was not under their purview. LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said the state’s Legislative Council does not have “statutory authority” to rescind $500 million in funding for the Department of Health. Arkansas […]

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7 things we learned about the impact of COVID on education from a survey of 800 schools – The 74

register here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74’s independent journalism. The pandemic years have taken dramatic toll on the nations’ public schools, according to data from the Institute of Educational Sciencesaffecting staff, student behavior, attendance, nutrition and mental health. “There has been a lot of disruption in providing quality education […]

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Mendham explores funding for a ‘major’ renovation: around Mendham

MENDHAM / CHESTER, NJ – Patch goes over the main stories from the past week around Mendham and Chester. Mendham explores funding for ‘major’ township renovation The Mendham Township committee will discuss a bond ordinance to provide the township with an additional $600,000 for various capital improvements, according to the committee’s agenda. The committee will […]

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Arizona lawmaker prepared if school voucher law ends up on ballot

David Livingston made the comments during a public forum in Avondale on Tuesday. ARIZONA, United States — A veteran Republican state lawmaker confirms the fears of some educators after saying lawmakers are prepared to retaliate against public schools if a petition is successful regarding school vouchers. State Sen. David Livingston of Peoria (R) said there […]

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New Education Funding Lawsuit Focuses on City-to-City Property Tax Inequality – New Hampshire Bulletin

The village of Penacook is 6 miles down the road from downtown Concord. In almost every way, its residents are residents of Concord. But when it comes to education funding, residents face different realities. Landowners in Concord paid $12.46 in annual local property taxes for every $1,000 of their home’s value in 2021. Landowners in […]

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Biden administration increases grants for community schools, clarifies funding priorities

The Biden administration will prioritize community schools that provide integrated support, expanded learning opportunities, collaborative leadership, and family and community engagement when awarding $68 million in grants under its program full-service community schools. The US Department of Education announced finalized rules and an increase in program funding on Tuesday. The program has awarded federal funds […]

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Oregon mom challenges state law requiring tampons in boys’ restrooms

An Oregon mother is challenging a state law requiring schools to provide free tampons in all bathrooms, including men’s bathrooms. The Oregon Legislature passed the Menstrual Dignity Act in August 2021, which required schools to gradually increase the supply of tampons for students. Schools were initially required to provide free swabs in the two bathrooms […]

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Governor Wolf cements his legacy with historic $3.7 billion in funding for education

Education, Press release Governor Tom Wolf celebrated a budget that reinforces his commitment to education at all levels with a historic investment increase of $1.8 billion. The Wolf administration has increased education funding by more than $3.7 billion since 2015, ensuring Pennsylvanians have the opportunity to succeed with a high-level education without bearing the bulk […]

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Funding approved for new gymnasium in Armstrong

CANADA, July 6 – Students at Pleasant Valley Secondary School (PVSS) can look forward to a new gymnasium thanks to $15.85 million in funding now approved by the province. “Physical education and team sports are an important part of young people’s development and learning,” said Jennifer Whiteside, Minister of Education and Child Care. “I know […]

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American families are worried about the end of free school meals

As gas and food prices rise in the United States, some families are worried about having to pay for something else in the fall: lunch for their children at school. For at least the past two school years, many parents have not had to worry about making or buying lunch for their school-aged children. This […]

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Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly Members Unanimously Support Funding for School Improvements and Emergency Services

Several important items moved to the consent agenda at the June 21 meeting of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly. In particular, the members of the assembly adopted an ordinance which allocates nearly $400,000 to replace and upgrade the hot water system for the Southern Peninsula Hospital. They also passed a resolution that manage hazards and […]

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Penacook’s parents accuse the state of not paying its fair share of education

When Jessica Wheeler Russell and her husband Adam Russell moved to Penacook in 2017, the local school system was one of their main considerations. Their two sons, then aged one and three, would soon be of school age. Wheeler Russell grew up with a cooperative school district in the Upper Valley and loved the idea […]

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What OUSD needs to tackle before summer

The final school board meetings of the 2021-22 school year are Wednesday, and Oakland Unified School District leaders have a full agenda of topics to discuss before taking a summer break. Here are three big items school board members will be voting on this week: the District 6 vacancy, school closures, and the budget for […]

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Schulz offers more teaching and support assistants in schools

Breadcrumb Links Policy Former Minister of Children’s Services Rebecca Schulz is running for the leadership of the United Conservative Party. Photo by Ian Kucerak /Postmedia, file Content of the article Rebecca Schulz, a UCP leadership candidate, said she would consider increasing funding for education if elected prime minister. Advertisement 2 This ad has not loaded […]

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Portland School Board approves funds for college protest response

The Portland School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to use $13,000 to pay staff hired to support Lincoln Middle School for the final month of the 2021-22 school year due to ensuing staff departures. two demonstrations at the college. The money will come from the school board’s contingency budget, which had $86,000 at the start of […]

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Plano ISD proposes to reduce property taxes for the fourth consecutive year

The school district proposed to reduce property tax rates for the upcoming fiscal year by 4.14 cents based on an estimate by the district’s chief assessor, bringing the total tax rate to about $1.28 per $100 for properties in the area. The Plano ISD Board of Directors will hold a public hearing to discuss the […]

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Autauga County Board of Education Runoff Republican Candidates

PRATTVILLE — Two candidates are vying for the Republican nomination for Autauga County School Board District 2 office in Tuesday’s runoff. Kim Crockett came first in the four-way race in the primary, but failed to capture the 50% plus one required to avoid the second round. Wayne Lambert took second place. Holder Jim Manderson came […]

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School, officials believe DeSantis will fund USF science center • St Pete Catalyst

Although surprised by Governor Ron DeSantis’ veto of funding for a new ocean science center on the St. Petersburg campus of the University of South Florida, many local stakeholders expressed their belief that the support of the State was no more than a year. Speaking at USF’s first board meeting since DeSantis cut $75 million […]

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Democratic-controlled Congress allows school lunch program funding to expire, threatening 10 million children with starvation

Federal support for school lunches is set to expire at the end of the month after the US Congress refused to renew funds for a school lunch program implemented at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program removed food aid requirements and allowed schools to reimburse fees to provide free meals to all students. […]

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After the Uvalde massacre, Texas police wonder how much training is enough

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with the most essential news from Texas. In the weeks since Uvalde officers waited more than an hour to confront a gunman who killed 19 children and two adults at an elementary school, police departments across the state have been grappling. […]

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Moe Defends Travel, Talks School Funding After US Trip

“As far as the conversation about the cost of living…we were very clear. We are about 50 days into our budget cycle this year. As we head into the first and second quarters, if natural resource prices continue to strengthen, we will look at how we can cushion that for the people of Saskatchewan,” the […]

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Woodlynde School wins grant to tackle student mental health – Daily Local

State Representative Melissa Shusterman, D-Chester/Montgomery, announced that Woodlynde School in Chester County has received $136,370 in state funding to address student mental health needs. “Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic more than two years ago, we have seen an increase in mental health needs among students of all ages,” Shusterman said. “Our children desperately […]

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Schools would likely withstand a recession; should the state budget for one?

Photo by Allison Shelley for EDUimages Photo by Allison Shelley for EDUimages Uncertainty of an economic slowdown will complicate negotiations as Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders head toward a June 15 deadline to pass a state budget. The good news, at least for schools and community colleges, is that even if state revenues were […]

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🌱 Alabama Schools To Lose Funding + SEC Baseball Tournament

Hello everyone! I’m here with your fresh copy of the Hoover Daily, filled with all the community news you need to know right now. Here is the truth. First, today’s weather forecast: Rather cloudy and humid. High: 89 Low: 71. Here are today’s top stories at Hoover: Most Alabama School Districts Will Have Fewer Teachers […]

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PA special education funding leaves students behind / Public News Service

As the number of students with disabilities in Pennsylvania increases, a new report argues that the share of public funding for education has declined. Education advocates say state lawmakers can use this year’s budget surplus to support students. In 2008, Pennsylvania contributed nearly one-third of the total cost of special education, but in 2020 that […]

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Current students will have left school before tutoring scheme reaches target, says Labor Party | Secondary schools

Uptake of the government’s flagship tutoring scheme is so slow that all current secondary school pupils in England will have left school by the time the Tories finally deliver on their education catch-up promises, the Labor Party has said. Last summer the Prime Minister announced 100million hours of one-to-one and small group tutoring over a […]

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The Recorder – Mohawk Trail Regional School District seeks $44,000 from Heath after registration error

HEATH – Mohawk Trail Regional School District officials say an undercount of 33 Heath students at Hawlemont Regional School in the 2020-21 school year resulted in a shortfall of $44,410 in Heath’s school assessment last year. Now the question is how do we close the financial gap? A week before its annual municipal meeting, the […]

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Senator Ruth Johnson gets $9.8 million for Oxford High School Safety and Mental Health Services

LANSING, Michigan— Senator Ruth Johnson Thursday secured $9.8 million for mental health services and school safety measures at Oxford High School as part of a supplementary budget bill to ensure school safety across the state. “Oxford High School experienced a horrific act of violence and loss last November. No amount of funding will bring back […]

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Pender Harbor Community School Society receives funding to upgrade school facilities in Madeira Park

Government of Canada invest through British Columbia to revitalize public spaces and develop vibrant communities MADEIRA PARK, BC, May 24, 2022 /CNW/ – Shared public spaces are at the heart of communities across Canada. They bring people of all ages and abilities together, support businesses and boost local economies. In Madeira Parklike so many places […]

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FCC Chairwoman Pushes for E-Rate Funding for School Bus Wi-Fi

Since the passage of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, the E-Rate program administered by the Federal Communications Commission has been a hot topic among some in the school bus industry for its failure to include the iconic yellow vehicles under the same umbrella for Internet access as schools. and libraries. After attempts in Congress to […]

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Utah School Board to Comply with New State School Library Law | News, Sports, Jobs

Standard Examiner File Photo MATTHEW ARDEN HATFIELD Students at Bluff Ridge Elementary School in Syracuse read books in the school library Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012. The Utah State Board of Education announced Thursday that it will enforce a new law banning sensitive educational materials in schools. The announcement follows the recently passed […]

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DeSantis announces $100 million in funding for top cancer centers in the state

The Florida funding will help the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine conduct cutting-edge research and improve patient care and treatment. From “hitting the wall”, that moment when the body’s energy reserves are depleted, to the loss of her fingernails, Raquel Kaufler had become accustomed to the pain […]

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Budget 2022: Government announces increased funding for mental health and addictions services

The government has set out its next steps to improve New Zealand’s specialist mental health and addictions services. Speaking in Christchurch this morning, Health Minister Andrew Little said Thursday’s budget will include a $100 million investment in mental health over four years, including: $27 million for community crisis services, such as residential and home crisis […]

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Ridgefield School District to try alternative tax on August 2

The Ridgefield School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday night to impose a replacement levy on the Aug. 2 primary and special election ballot. The replacement maintenance and operations charge approved by the board is not a new tax; rather, it would replace the current levy when it expires at the end of 2022. […]

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Labor urged to detail school funding plans

At the same time, many private schools are receiving more than 100% of their SRS and will remain overfunded until 2029. “If a Labor government wants to do something about education, they need to fix this and fix it fast, not let it happen until 2029,” Boston said. The new government will face an education […]

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The Youth Office is accepting applications for funding for sports and educational programs for young people

May 11, 2022 OSWEGO COUNTY – The City of Oswego and County Youth Bureau is now accepting applications for funding for programs that provide sports and fitness activities to youth in the county. Up to $9,458 is available through the Oswego County Youth Bureau and the New York State Office of Child and Family Services […]

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STEM Grants Awarded to 3 Robertson Co.

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (WTVF) – Three schools in Robertson County have received STEM grants to develop science, technology, engineering and math education projects to spark student interest in future careers in these areas. The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and Bicentennial Volunteers, Inc. (BVI), an organization of TVA retirees, awarded the grants to the three schools, chosen […]

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WNY schools will receive nearly $200 million in funding

Schools in Western New York are getting more funding thanks to Governor Kathy Hochul’s 2022-23 state budget. More than $169 million is expected to be spent on area schools. The money will help expand universal pre-K classes and help create 1,300 new pre-K slots locally. “Over the past two years, nearly every aspect of life […]

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Michigan House Budget Increases School Funding, Bans Transgender Athletes

Michigan’s House and Senate approved spending plans for separate schools this week, kicking off negotiations on whether to cut debt or invest in hiring new teachers and mental health efforts. House lawmakers passed a $19.9 billion school aid budget on Thursday that increases spending by 15%, pays off pension debt and bars transgender girls from […]

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Manhattan Beach voters to weigh 12-year package tax to benefit schools – Daily Breeze

Manhattan Beach has long asked landowners for money to supplement funding for its high-performing public schools. And voters in the wealthy community have always said yes. Since 1995, voters have opposed a parcel tax increase only once — a failed 2003 initiative for $108 per package for five years. But in the June 7 election, […]

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Long Beach Assemblyman O’Donnell backs 15% increase in school support – Press Telegram

A 15% increase in what the state gives to K-12 schools each year has the support of State Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell, D-Long Beach, who chairs the education committee of this branch of legislation. This hike is the crux of the Assembly Bill of 1948, a bill drafted by Assemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco. After it […]

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Morenci schools ask for the renewal of the operating mile in the ballot of May 3

MORENCI – Voters in the Morenci Area Schools District are being asked to renew the district’s non-family operating mileage. The renewal of 18 mills is on the ballot on Tuesday, May 3. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Morenci City Hall, 118 Orchard St. The 18 mills are levied on […]

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How much are some suburban school districts getting in new state funding

Several suburban school districts will receive part of $87 million in additional school funding due to a coding error in the state funding formula that incorrectly routed money to Chicago public schools. School district administrators say they welcome the extra money, though some acknowledge their share won’t be large enough to overcome state funding issues […]

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School Safety Today: ESSER Refresher and New School Funding Opportunities

Dr. Paula Love, Founder of RFP Match, joined Tyler Kern for an encore on ESSER (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief) to talk about the latest funding available to help schools. There were lots of updates and opportunities to share. Since the pandemic, several different COVID relief acts and programs have provided much needed funds […]

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Arts and Music Education Fundraising Campaign Launched – Daily Bulletin

Kevin Frazier is the MC for the event announcing the “Vote Arts and Minds” ballot measure kick-off campaign at Hamilton High School in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) Supporters of the public school arts and music ballot measure, including Austin Beutner, event MC Kevin Frazier, as well […]

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The schools study has been revised to show that poor children in Pennsylvania are getting less

Researchers acknowledged on Monday that an analysis used by Pennsylvania officials to argue that the state funding system is not hurting poor students was flawed — and the revised version comes to the opposite conclusion. The Urban Institute has updated a national study school funding models to determine how it accounted for funds provided to […]

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Newton Mayor Proposes Budget and Funding Increase to Schools and Municipalities for Fiscal Year 2023

April 23, 2022 Updated on April 23, 2022 at 9:16 a.m. Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller presented Newton’s fiscal year 2023 budget proposal, which increases city spending on schools and city services, to Newton City Council on Tuesday. The operating budget of $480 million, which runs from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023, is up […]

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Palm Beach County teachers set to get pay raise and $1,500 bonus

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — Public school teachers in Palm Beach County will soon be taking home more money on their paychecks. School board members on Wednesday approved up to a 3.5% raise for teachers, based on their efficiency rating, as well as a $1,500 bonus, calling it the best offer in the state. But […]

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SC Dept. of Ed commits $14.5 million to expand summer after-school programs

COLUMBIA, SC (WCBD) — The South Carolina Department of Education is spending $14.5 million to expand summer and afterschool programs. As part of a partnership with the South Carolina Afterschool Alliance, the department announced Tuesday that it will provide up to $14.5 million in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Funding (ESSER) to expand programs summer […]

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$60,000 in Funding for Classroom Projects Donated to Orlando Area Schools – WFTV

ORLANDO, Fla. — The college football season is moving from the field to the classroom. READ: Orange County 911 dispatchers spotlighted for lifesaving work they do The College Football Playoff Foundation and Florida Citrus Sports have partnered with Donors Choose to fund classroom projects worth $60,000. Thirty-eight Orlando-area schools are receiving the funding. Photos: $60,000 […]

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Klobuchar and Smith Secure Major Federal Funding to Expand College Access for Native American and Alaska Native Students

Funding will expand Saint Paul College program designed to support the academic and social success of Native American and Alaska Native students WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Tina Smith (D-MN) have secured $500,000 in federal funding to expand a program at Saint Paul College focused on providing academic and social support to […]

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Maryland Delegation Announces More Than $3 Million in Pandemic Reimbursement Funds to Montgomery County Public Schools | Press Releases

Maryland Delegation Announces More Than $3 Million in Pandemic Reimbursement Funds to Montgomery County Public Schools | Press Releases | Congressman Jamie Raskin […]

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Investing in Iowa Public Schools

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds arrives to deliver his statehood address January 12 before a joint session of the Iowa Legislature at the Des Moines Capitol. In that speech, Reynolds proposed private scholarships and other changes that could impact public school funding. (Charlie Neibergall/Associated Press) Lawmakers should reject state-funded scholarships for private schools The Republican-controlled Iowa […]

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Bill would shift burden of school funding from businesses to homeowners: The Wake Up for Friday, April 8, 2022

Subscribe to Alarm Clock, cleveland.comThe free morning newsletter from , delivered to your inbox weekdays at 5:30 a.m. Unfortunately, gloomy weather conditions are expected for much of the weekend. Showers and thunderstorms are likely today, with highs in the upper 40s. Saturday will start with a mix of rain and snow, changing to full rain. […]

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Spending on school resources frozen at 2016 levels – BESA

Spending on teaching aids and equipment is frozen below 2015-2016 levels as schools face mounting financial pressures, according to data seen by Your. Spending on these resources will be on average £55 per primary pupil and £49 per secondary pupil in 2022-23, around 25% less than in 2015-16, according to data collected by the British […]

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Chelmsford officials discuss importance of ARPA funding

CHELMSFORD — U.S. Representative Lori Trahan visited Parker Middle School on Monday to discuss the more than $800,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funding that Chelmsford Public Schools has received to help students access the online learning during the pandemic. The district received a total of $815,130 from the Federal Communications Commission’s Emergency Connectivity Fund […]

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More than 500 companies have withdrawn from Russia, but some remain

3M suspend operations in Russia Abrdn suspend investment in Russia and reduce exposure Adidas suspend operations in Russia Adobe suspend all sales in Russia ADP suspend new sales/services to Russia Airbus suspend the supply of parts to Aeroflot Akamai suspend sales in Russia Akin Gump suspend operations in Russia Alphabet suspend all operations in Russia […]

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Ravenna schools will get funds from the sale of the former high school property

Once the sale of the former Ravenna High School property to the city is finalized, the Ravenna School District will have funds available to improve its existing buildings. Two weeks ago, Ravenna City Council confirmed that the city planned to purchase the five-acre property at East Main and Clinton streets, the site where Ravenna High […]

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Alaska House budget committee approves millions for oil and gas drillers

The chambers of the Alaska House Finance Committee are seen Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at the Alaska State Capitol in Juneau. (James Brooks/DNA) JUNEAU — With high oil prices expected to bring billions of dollars in additional revenue to the Alaska state government, members of the House Finance Committee voted last week to spend $532 […]

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Sununu Calls for Extension of COVID-19 Testing Program at School | New Hampshire News

CONCORD, NH (AP) — New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu is asking the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to extend a program that funds COVID-19 testing in schools. The school of epidemiology and laboratory capacity reopening program is scheduled to end in July. COVID-19 cases have plunged nationwide. Sununu is calling for a one-year extension […]

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School funding: the arts are important too

Re: “More counsellors, nurses for WA schools after legislature increases funding” [March 16, Education]: I am a parent of a Seattle Public Schools fourth grade student and I am also a clinical child psychologist specializing in the social and emotional well-being of our children. Due to funding cuts, SPS plans to significantly reduce the multi-arts […]

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Sydney Academy of Arts is soliciting donations for the Visiting Artists Fund

SIDNEY – Maine Arts Academy is seeking donations to establish a fund to attract visiting artists to its school community. The academy aims to establish a fund of $5,000 for the 2022-23 school year. Community donations will be used as matching funds to attract additional grants, according to a press release from the academy. The […]

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Univ. of Washington plans new biotech workforce center in Bothell with $750,000 federal funding

The University of Washington Bothell. (U.W. Bothell Photo) Washington Bothell University has landed $750,000 in federal funding to support a new center focused on training the life sciences workforce. Funding is part of millions set aside for the state of washington in the giant federal appropriations bill signed Tuesday by President Joe Biden. The money […]

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Maine Voices: Maine Families Need Universal Pre-K

I moved to the Aroostook County community of Près Isle when I was three years old with my mother and sisters. While my mother started a new job and my sisters started in new schools, someone needed to take care of me. We didn’t have any friends or family in the area, so I participated […]

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Governor Hochul Announces $2.5 Million Funding for School Mental Health Resource Center

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the availability of $2.5 million over five years to create and support a Technical Assistance Center for mental health resources and training for schools. The center will support all public and private schools in New York State and help them deliver mental health education as part of K-12 health programs. […]

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Shortchanged: Arizona schools will suffer, blame circulates as court kills K-12 funding

Published on March 12, 2022 at 4:07 p.m. Blake Morlock TucsonSentinel.com Long ago, in a Phoenix 100 miles away, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey decided that Arizona could no longer rank 49th in school spending. No, that was completely unacceptable. Hell, he was going to do something about it. In 2016, he got voters to approve […]

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Pennsylvania school fundraising lawsuit comes to an end

Responding to Commonwealth Needs In his closing argument, DeCesar pointed out that the education clause in the state constitution calls for an education system that is not only “comprehensive and effective” but “responsive to the needs of the Commonwealth.” “Education is not the Commonwealth’s only need,” he said. “The General Assembly has more duties” – […]

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Very poor schools only get small boost in budget deal

During his presidential campaign, Joe Biden pledged to triple Title I funding. Last year, Biden aimed to achieve this by proposing to more than double the program, which sends extra money to very poor schools. Now it looks like schools will have to settle for a lot less. A bipartisan budget wrap unveiled early Wednesday […]

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Key pandemic nutrition assistance looks set to end suddenly

The spat has been taking place behind the scenes in recent weeks as lawmakers try to cobble together a deal to avoid a federal shutdown, which is expected to happen after midnight Friday unless Congress acts. The tense process has sparked tough debates over which programs passed earlier in the pandemic — and how much, […]

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‘These Are Our Children:’ Local School Districts Welcome Hundreds of Hartford Students Through Open Choice | Connecticut and area

Alisha Henderson, Hartford resident and U.S. Air Force veteran, is sending her 4-year-old daughter to Enfield’s STEAM Academy preschool through the state’s Open Choice program. “So far it’s been an amazing experience,” Henderson said, adding that “it feels like a partnership” with teachers and staff. Henderson’s daughter, Novella, started at the Stowe Learning Center academy […]

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Schools would receive funding for e-education programs under bipartisan bill

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JW Leary Junior High School Student Wins Massena Public Library Grant | Education

MASSENA — The Massena Public Library has benefited from a grant written by a student at JW Leary High School. Reese Faucher wrote the grant application for the Northern New York Community Foundation’s Community Spirit Youth Giving Challenge, which provided $500 to the library. “They got this grant because of this student’s presentation,” Massena Councilman […]