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Our Voice: Community college funding is as crucial as K-12 - Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

Wed, 2014-10-22 14:43

Our Voice: Community college funding is as crucial as K-12
Mid Columbia Tri City Herald
The community college system is a bastion of second chances, providing people a way to improve their lives. Whether it is adults needing classes for basic education or a new career, or high school students wanting a less expensive start to their four ...

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Nevada K-12 education funding remains below pre-recession levels - Elko Daily Free Press

Wed, 2014-10-22 07:07

Nevada K-12 education funding remains below pre-recession levels
Elko Daily Free Press
CARSON CITY — The results of a new study from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities show education funding for K-12 schools in Nevada remains below pre-recession levels. Ruben Murillo, president at the Nevada State Education Association, says ...

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Nevada K-12 education funding remains below pre-recession levels - Elko Daily Free Press

Wed, 2014-10-22 07:07

Nevada K-12 education funding remains below pre-recession levels
Elko Daily Free Press
CARSON CITY — The results of a new study from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities show education funding for K-12 schools in Nevada remains below pre-recession levels. Ruben Murillo, president at the Nevada State Education Association, says ...

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Our Voice: Community college funding is as crucial as K-12 - Bellingham Herald

Wed, 2014-10-22 03:16

Our Voice: Community college funding is as crucial as K-12
Bellingham Herald
So it is possible these budget constraints will pit K-12 funding requirements against the needs of higher education. What a shame. The two go hand-in-hand and crippling one to pay for the other makes no sense. We hope that despite the challenge ...

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California Rivals Clash on Vision for K-12 Leadership - Education Week News

Tue, 2014-10-21 17:46

Education Week News

California Rivals Clash on Vision for K-12 Leadership
Education Week News
... to increase school funding and to give districts more power over their budgets. Mr. Tuck, a former leader of the Green Dot Public Schools charter network, wants the state's teacher-tenure law changed and more flexibility for schools from state ...

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Oklahoma Wants Its NCLB Waiver Back, Right Now - Education Week News (blog)

Tue, 2014-10-21 16:39

Oklahoma Wants Its NCLB Waiver Back, Right Now
Education Week News (blog)
As Anne Hyslop, a senior analyst at Bellwether Education Partners pointed out to me, there are at least three other states—Louisiana, New Jersey, and New Mexico—that haven't yet gotten the all-clear from the feds on their waiver extensions. So it's ...

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Beshear admits more funds should be directed to K-12 students - Louisville Business First

Mon, 2014-10-20 17:45

Beshear admits more funds should be directed to K-12 students
Louisville Business First
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said the state must do more to protect K-12 education from losses due to inflation. He responded earlier this week to a new report showing Kentucky's education funding has slipped by 11.4 percent since 2008 when inflation is ...

Beshear admits more funds should be directed to K-12 students - Louisville Business First

Mon, 2014-10-20 17:45

Beshear admits more funds should be directed to K-12 students
Louisville Business First
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said the state must do more to protect K-12 education from losses due to inflation. He responded earlier this week to a new report showing Kentucky's education funding has slipped by 11.4 percent since 2008 when inflation is ...

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K-12 Leaders: Look for Lessons Outside Schools - Education Week News

Mon, 2014-10-20 08:40

Education Week News

K-12 Leaders: Look for Lessons Outside Schools
Education Week News
Business leaders complain about public education and educators: School districts are gridlocked bureaucracies. Unions are vipers' nests of self-interest. Schools are failing. The system is broken. Charter schools, technology, top-down accountability ...

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Pro and con: I-1351 on funding of K-12 education - HeraldNet

Sun, 2014-10-19 23:53

Pro and con: I-1351 on funding of K-12 education
HeraldNet
I support I-1351 because I know it will improve education for children across the state. In my role as the state Superintendent of Public Instruction, I make a point to schedule time away from the politics of Olympia to get in classrooms where real ...

REPORT: K-12 funding down 9 percent in Illinois since 2008 - Chicago Sun-Times

Sun, 2014-10-19 11:33

Chicago Sun-Times

REPORT: K-12 funding down 9 percent in Illinois since 2008
Chicago Sun-Times
From the 2007-08 fiscal year to 2014-15, state spending on K-12 education in Illinois fell 9.3 percent, or $222 per student, after adjusting for inflation, according to a study by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a left-of-center Washington ...

Yes: Smaller class sizes help kids thrive - HeraldNet

Sun, 2014-10-19 03:09

Yes: Smaller class sizes help kids thrive
HeraldNet
I support I-1351 because I know it will improve education for children across the state. In my role as the state Superintendent of Public Instruction, I make a point to schedule time away from the politics of Olympia to get in classrooms where real ...
No on I-1351The Wenatchee World Online

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ImpactTulsa a new effort to focus on common, regional K-12 education goals - Tulsa World

Sun, 2014-10-19 01:03

ImpactTulsa a new effort to focus on common, regional K-12 education goals
Tulsa World
There is a 180-point difference in reading scores between free/reduced-price lunch-eligible students and their paid lunch peers. That is more than one full grade level. Only 28 percent of Tulsa-area eighth-graders are on-track for college, according to ...

K-12 education funding still below 2008 levels in NM, report says - Albuquerque Business First

Fri, 2014-10-17 14:04

Albuquerque Business First

K-12 education funding still below 2008 levels in NM, report says
Albuquerque Business First
According to a new report released by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 30 out of the 47 states in the report have lower K-12 education spending than they did in 2008. Hawaii, Indiana and Iowa were not ranked due to insufficient information.
Adjusted for inflation, Kentucky's per-student spending has taken a hitLouisville Business First (blog)
Study: Alabama K-12 cuts deepestFOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

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Study: Alabama K-12 cuts deepest - KSL.com

Fri, 2014-10-17 04:48

FOX10 News

Study: Alabama K-12 cuts deepest
KSL.com
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A national study says Alabama's cuts in spending for K-12 education have been deeper than nearly every other state. The Washington-based Center for Budget and Policy Priorities says spending per pupil dropped 17.8 percent ...
Education Spending in AlabamaWKRG-TV

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Study: Michigan's K-12 spending 9.5 percent below pre-recession levels - MLive.com

Thu, 2014-10-16 12:04

Study: Michigan's K-12 spending 9.5 percent below pre-recession levels
MLive.com
In the fiscal year 2015, Michigan has a $15.8 billion education budget for K-12 districts, community colleges and universities. The per pupil foundation allowance increased $50 per pupil from fiscal year 2014, when it increased just $6 from the ...

Alabama's cuts to K-12 education since 2008 are second highest in the nation ... - AL.com

Thu, 2014-10-16 11:25

Albuquerque Business First

Alabama's cuts to K-12 education since 2008 are second highest in the nation ...
AL.com
According to the CBPP, K-12 funding in most states leans heavily on the state's coffers. "On average, some 46 percent of total education expenditures in the United States come from state funds; the share varies by state," the study says. Other funding ...
K-12 education funding still below 2008 levels in NM, report saysAlbuquerque Business First
Study: Alabama K-12 Cuts DeepestAlabama Public Radio
Study says Alabama's 17.8 percent cut in K-12 spending 2nd worst in nationThe Republic
The Courier-Journal
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K-12 Funding a Top Issue in Heated Fla. Governor's Race - Education Week News

Thu, 2014-10-16 08:36

Education Week News

K-12 Funding a Top Issue in Heated Fla. Governor's Race
Education Week News
But the public also appears uneasy about the status quo of K-12 education in Florida. The results of a separate statewide survey released last month by the University of South Florida, in Tampa, show that the share of respondents who view their local ...

Center for Economic Education at VSU Supports South Georgia's K-12 Teachers - Valdosta Daily Times

Thu, 2014-10-16 07:23

Valdosta Daily Times

Center for Economic Education at VSU Supports South Georgia's K-12 Teachers
Valdosta Daily Times
A joint initiative with the Georgia Council on Economic Education (GCEE), the Center for Economic Education at VSU is dedicated to helping elementary, middle, and high school teachers across South Georgia take on the highly challenging task of teaching ...

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Milne: Cut K-12 funds to pay for college - Barre Montpelier Times Argus

Thu, 2014-10-16 03:10

Vermont Public Radio

Milne: Cut K-12 funds to pay for college
Barre Montpelier Times Argus
However, Milne said the money cut from K-12 education could be used to send every Vermont high school graduate to college, at an annual cost of $252 million. Under the plan, each of the 7,000 students who graduate from Vermont's high schools every year ...
Milne: Cut K-12 Costs, Fund Higher EducationValley News
Milne: Vt. must radically rethink education spending - WCAX.COM Local ...WCAX
Milne pitches free college paid through school efficiencyBurlingtonFreePress.com

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