New data from the National Center for Education Statistics show that per-pupil spending by districts, when adjusted for inflation, was lower in fiscal year 2013 than in 2012.
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January 28, 2016
January 21, 2016
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and two Republican state legislators want the state to take over the financially troubled Chicago Public Schools.
January 06, 2016
A report by the North Carolina state auditor says that Joseph Davis misspent or did not provide the necessary documentation to support thousands of dollars in expenditures while serving as superintendent of Washington County Schools.
December 24, 2015
A state legislative audit, released this week, said that the Recovery School District has not adequately kept track of thousands of dollars worth of items purchased with public money.
December 10, 2015
As budget talks drag on in the state capital, two Pennsylvania school districts say they may extend the Christmas break because they are running out of money.
August 27, 2015
The district is banking on state assistance, a property tax increase, and borrowed funds to get through the school year.
August 18, 2015
The Wolf administration says that without drastic steps the district, which has a growing annual deficit, will not open its schools this year.
August 13, 2015
A report released last year found fiscal mismanagement and governance issues in the East Ramapo school district and said that the board appeared to favor private schools over public schools.
July 31, 2015
Chicago is staggering the start of the school day in a move it hopes will cut $13.5 million in transportation costs.
July 29, 2015
A district spokeswoman said the delay was not related to whether the district had enough money to cover payroll.