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K-12 Spending and Charters Spark Testy Clashes in Georgia Governor's Race - Education Week News (blog)

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Education Week News (blog)

K-12 Spending and Charters Spark Testy Clashes in Georgia Governor's Race
Education Week News (blog)
When education comes up in the Georgia governor's race between incumbent Republican Nathan Deal and Democratic challenger Jason Carter, one theme is clear: money talks. That came through Monday in what was billed as the first time Deal and ...
A debate over education, and a Nathan Deal childhood mysteryAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Deal, Carter duel over education at Atlanta forumAccess North Georgia

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State Budget Deal Reduces Spending, Spares K-12 - Leesburg Today

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State Budget Deal Reduces Spending, Spares K-12
Leesburg Today
The state budget agreement, if approved as is, does not impact state dollars for K-12 education, but it requires state colleges and universities to find $45 million in each year of the budget. That translates to $4.7 million in reductions for Fairfax ...

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Committee on LGBT History releases groundbreaking report proposing revisions ... - LGBT Weekly

Tue, 2014-09-16 19:28

LGBT Weekly

Committee on LGBT History releases groundbreaking report proposing revisions ...
LGBT Weekly
SAN FRANCISCO – As the California Department of Education goes into its public process to update the state's K-12 History-Social Science Framework, the Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History has released Making the ...

Authority hopes a developer steps up to rehab Carter Glass Building - Lynchburg News and Advance

Tue, 2014-09-16 11:56

Authority hopes a developer steps up to rehab Carter Glass Building
Lynchburg News and Advance
The Carter Glass Building, a downtown Lynchburg landmark that bears the name of the famed politician and newspaper publisher, soon may begin a new chapter in its 83-year history. The Lynchburg Economic Development Authority seeks proposals from ...

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The swarm of attack ads claiming $500 million in North Carolina education cuts - Washington Post (blog)

Tue, 2014-09-16 06:00

Reuters

The swarm of attack ads claiming $500 million in North Carolina education cuts
Washington Post (blog)
On top of that, as the editorial acknowledged, this is a figure for all education spending. Only $117 million of these baseline reductions occurred in K-12 education in 2013-2014; the other cuts were in community colleges and university education.
State Raised School SpendingCarolina Journal

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LynSox assistant trainer's love for baseball continues today - Lynchburg News and Advance

Tue, 2014-09-16 05:58

LynSox assistant trainer's love for baseball continues today
Lynchburg News and Advance
Budget agreement reduces spending up to 3.5 percent, spares K-12 education. Gov. Terry McAuliffe and General Assembly leaders made a show of unity Monday in announcing a budget agreement that reduces overall state spending by up to 3.5 percent, ...

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Budget agreement reduces spending up to 3.5 percent, spares K-12 education - GoDanRiver.com

Tue, 2014-09-16 05:44

Budget agreement reduces spending up to 3.5 percent, spares K-12 education
GoDanRiver.com
Gov. Terry McAuliffe and General Assembly leaders made a show of unity Monday in announcing a budget agreement that reduces overall state spending by up to 3.5 percent, while sparing K-12 education from cuts. The agreement is embodied in legislation ...
Lynchburg Police Department recognized for work combating car theftLynchburg News and Advance

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Budget agreement reduces spending up to 3.5 percent, spares K-12 education - Lynchburg News and Advance

Tue, 2014-09-16 05:35

Budget agreement reduces spending up to 3.5 percent, spares K-12 education
Lynchburg News and Advance
Terry McAuliffe and General Assembly leaders made a show of unity Monday in announcing a budget agreement that reduces overall state spending by up to 3.5 percent, while sparing K-12 education from cuts. The agreement is embodied in legislation filed ...

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Budget cuts' effects unsure - Martinsville Bulletin

Tue, 2014-09-16 05:03

Augusta Free Press

Budget cuts' effects unsure
Martinsville Bulletin
The deal includes cuts to local government, state agencies and higher education to close Virginia's projected $882 million budget shortfall and preserve Virginia's AAA bond rating, according to The Associated Press and a news release from the Office of ...
State Budget Deal Slashes Funding to William & Mary, Local GovernmentsWilliamsburg Yorktown Daily
Press Pass: How will budget deal affect Virginia's public universities?Lynchburg News and Advance
McAuliffe, Republican leaders announce Virginia budget gap dealAugusta Free Press
W*USA 9
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Coffee shop to hold contest for songwriters - Lynchburg News and Advance

Mon, 2014-09-15 21:36

Coffee shop to hold contest for songwriters
Lynchburg News and Advance
Aspiring songwriters can win up to $1,000 by entering Rapunzel's Coffee and Books' annual songwriting competition this week. The Lovingston coffee shop is accepting submissions through 5 p.m. Sept. 22. The winner will take home $1,000 and eight hours ...

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MISSING UVA STUDENT: - The Charlottesville Newsplex

Mon, 2014-09-15 20:13

MISSING UVA STUDENT:
The Charlottesville Newsplex
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Virginia state budget cuts on Capitol Hill totaling close to $342 million. State agencies, higher education and aide to local governments are all impacted. K-12 spending is not included in the cuts and there is no ...

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Budget agreement reduces spending, spares K-12 education - TriCities.com

Mon, 2014-09-15 19:01

Budget agreement reduces spending, spares K-12 education
TriCities.com
RICHMOND, Va. -- A budget agreement reached by Gov. Terry McAuliffe and General Assembly leaders would spare K-12 public education from cuts in state aid. It also would require less in reductions from state agencies, colleges and universities, and ...

McAuliffe, GOP leaders announce plan to address shortfall - WDBJ7

Mon, 2014-09-15 17:55

Augusta Free Press

McAuliffe, GOP leaders announce plan to address shortfall
WDBJ7
The agreement will protect K-12 public education, but state agencies, higher education and local governments are all facing cuts over the next two years. Show Transcript Hide Transcript. some cool Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and Republican ...
McAuliffe and GOP offer plan for $2.4 billion budget shortfallWashington Post
Budget cuts' effects unsureMartinsville Bulletin
Press Pass: How will budget deal affect Virginia's public universities?Lynchburg News and Advance
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
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Press Pass: How will budget deal affect Virginia's public universities? - Lynchburg News and Advance

Mon, 2014-09-15 17:45

Augusta Free Press

Press Pass: How will budget deal affect Virginia's public universities?
Lynchburg News and Advance
No rollbacks are proposed for K-12 education. The nature of the cuts was left open-ended in part to give individual agencies and colleges the flexibility to create their own plans. The reductions for college campuses were targeted to go easier on ...
McAuliffe, Republican leaders announce Virginia budget gap dealAugusta Free Press
McAuliffe, House GOP leaders agree on budget cutsDaily Press
Terry McAuliffe ready to release Virginia budget cut detailsWJLA
The Daily Progress
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Budget agreement to reduce spending up to 3.5 percent, spares K-12 education - Stafford County Sun

Mon, 2014-09-15 16:26

Augusta Free Press

Budget agreement to reduce spending up to 3.5 percent, spares K-12 education
Stafford County Sun
State aid for K-12 education won't be touched, but the legislation would require public colleges and universities to identify cuts amounting to $45 million in each year of the budget, or 3 percent per year. The cuts would vary by institution: $5.37 ...
Budget cuts' effects unsureMartinsville Bulletin
McAuliffe and GOP offer plan for $2.4 billion budget shortfallWashington Post
Press Pass: How will budget deal affect Virginia's public universities?Lynchburg News and Advance
Augusta Free Press
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Budget agreement reduces spending up to 3.5 percent, spares K-12 education - Roanoke Times

Mon, 2014-09-15 15:43

Augusta Free Press

Budget agreement reduces spending up to 3.5 percent, spares K-12 education
Roanoke Times
State aid for K-12 education won't be touched, but the legislation would require public colleges and universities to identify cuts amounting to $45 million in each year of the budget, or 3 percent per year. The cuts would vary by institution: $5.37 ...
McAuliffe, GOP leaders announce plan to address shortfallWDBJ7
McAuliffe, delegates agree to $342M in cuts over 2 yearsStaunton News Leader
McAuliffe and GOP offer plan for $2.4 billion budget shortfallWashington Post
Martinsville Bulletin -Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
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Report gives Texas a 'D' in K-12 education - Midland Reporter-Telegram

Mon, 2014-09-15 15:39

Report gives Texas a 'D' in K-12 education
Midland Reporter-Telegram
Texas earned a 'D' overall in the state-by-state report card, which grades states' K-12 education policy and performance in 11 different workforce- and business-oriented categories. The Lone Star State earned one A, three Bs, five Cs and two Ds.

Budget agreement to reduce spending up to 3.5 percent, spares K-12 education - Roanoke Times

Mon, 2014-09-15 12:49

Augusta Free Press

Budget agreement to reduce spending up to 3.5 percent, spares K-12 education
Roanoke Times
Terry McAuliffe and General Assembly leaders would spare K-12 public education from cuts in state aid. It also would require less in reductions from state agencies, colleges and universities, and local governments than initially feared to address a $2 ...
Press Pass: How will budget deal affect Virginia's public universities?Lynchburg News and Advance
McAuliffe, Republican leaders announce Virginia budget gap dealAugusta Free Press
McAuliffe, House GOP leaders agree on budget cutsDaily Press
wtvr.com -The Daily Progress
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Majority of States Raise Their Hands for New Preschool Grants - Education Week News (blog)

Mon, 2014-09-15 09:47

Majority of States Raise Their Hands for New Preschool Grants
Education Week News (blog)
A majority of states—thirty-one plus Puerto Rico—are interested in the U.S. Department of Education's new Preschool Development Grant program, which is aimed at helping states beef up and expand their early childhood offerings. States had until late ...

EdX Enters K-12 Arena with High School Level MOOCs - Education Week News (blog)

Fri, 2014-09-12 17:09

EdX Enters K-12 Arena with High School Level MOOCs
Education Week News (blog)
He pointed to a study by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education and the Southern Regional Education Board, which found that 60 percent of first-year college students are underprepared for postsecondary studies. In an interview with ...

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