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March 02, 2016

Are California Parents Getting More Say in Schools' Funding Priorities?

A pair of recent studies look at the state's challenges in reaching out to parents as it rolls out its Local Control Funding Formula.

November 20, 2014

Arizona Court Rules Funding Gap Between District and Charter Schools is Legal

Arizona does not have to fund the state's charter schools at the same level as its district schools, according to an appeals court ruling.

November 12, 2014

Pa. Parents, Districts Ask Court to Declare School Funding Unconstitutional

Pennsylvania's governor and General Assembly are being sued for failing to adequately fund the state's schools.

April 10, 2014

Calif. Districts Ramp Up Parent-Outreach Efforts to Meet Funding-Law Mandate

California parents are sharing their top educational priorities to assist local school leaders in drafting accountability plans required under the state's new school-funding law.

March 21, 2014

L.A. Community Groups Urge District to Spend New School Funds on Poor Students

Parents, students, teachers, and community activists held a rally in Los Angeles this week to support increasing school funding to support poor students.

February 07, 2014

Boston Parents Protest Planned Cuts to Staff, Programs

While some Boston parents are beginning to protest proposed funding cuts in some areas, others are being asked to raise money to make up the budget shortfall.

December 06, 2013

Survey Finds California Parents Want To Shape Use of State School Funding

An EdSource survey finds that most California parents know little about the state's funding law, but they want to determine how the money is spent.

December 06, 2013

Sandy Hook Moms Lead Initiative on School Safety Issue

Two mothers who lost their daughters in the Sandy Hook school shooting last year lead an initiative to increase security in schools nationwide.

October 07, 2013

California Parents Share Ideas About New State Funding Law

California education leaders are meeting with parents during a 12-city bus tour to discuss how the state's education funding law will improve schools.

September 25, 2013

Parent-Driven Group Raises Private Support for Public Schools

A San Francisco nonprofit, edMatch, asks private companies to match every dollar raised by parents at local schools. Last year, edMatch raised about $6 million.

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