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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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

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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
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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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$2 billion draft bill for K-12 would be largest education funding package in ... - In-Forum

Thu, 2014-10-16 00:47

Bismarck Tribune

$2 billion draft bill for K-12 would be largest education funding package in ...
In-Forum
BISMARCK – North Dakota lawmakers got their first look at a draft bill Wednesday that proposes more than $400 million in new spending for K-12 education in the next two years, part of a $2 billion package that would be the largest education funding ...
Proposed $2 billion draft bill for K-12 would be largest in ND historyGrand Forks Herald
'Record' education spending bill pendingPrairie Public Broadcasting
Schools may see boost in education fundingBismarck Tribune

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Milne: Cut K-12 Costs, Fund Higher Education - Valley News

Thu, 2014-10-16 00:37

BurlingtonFreePress.com

Milne: Cut K-12 Costs, Fund Higher Education
Valley News
Montpelier — Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Milne unveiled an ambitious plan Wednesday to cut per-pupil public school spending in Vermont by a third, and use the savings to pay for the state's young people to attend a Vermont college.
Milne: Vt. must radically rethink education spending - WCAX.COM Local ...WCAX
Milne pitches free college paid through school efficiencyBurlingtonFreePress.com

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State Education Funding Lags Behind Pre-Recession Levels - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 2014-10-16 00:04

The Courier-Journal

State Education Funding Lags Behind Pre-Recession Levels
U.S. News & World Report
Despite incremental increases in state support for K-12 education, funding levels still trail those before the Great Recession in 2007, according to a report released Thursday by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Overall, 30 of the 47 states ...
Study: Michigan's K-12 spending 9.5 percent below pre-recession levelsMLive.com
Study: Ky.'s education cuts deeper than mostThe Courier-Journal

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Proposed $2 billion draft bill for K-12 would be largest in ND history - Grand Forks Herald

Wed, 2014-10-15 22:57

Proposed $2 billion draft bill for K-12 would be largest in ND history
Grand Forks Herald
BISMARCK – An interim committee of lawmakers voted unanimously Wednesday to send the Legislature a K-12 funding package with more than $400 million in new spending and an overall price tag of more than $2 billion, the largest education funding bill in ...

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$2B draft bill for K-12 would be largest in ND history - Dickinson Press

Wed, 2014-10-15 21:35

Bismarck Tribune

$2B draft bill for K-12 would be largest in ND history
Dickinson Press
BISMARCK – North Dakota lawmakers got their first look at a draft bill Wednesday that proposes more than $400 million in new spending for K-12 education in the next two years, part of a $2 billion package that would be the largest education funding ...
Proposed $2 billion draft bill for K-12 would be largest in ND historyGrand Forks Herald
Schools may see boost in education fundingBismarck Tribune
'Record' education spending bill pendingPrairie Public Broadcasting

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