February 2019 Archives

EdBuild, an advocacy group that pushes for equitable spending, says the gap amounts to $23 billion in state and local spending between predominantly white and predominantly nonwhite districts. Some state officials critique its methodology.

Marguerite Roza, a Georgetown school finance professor, provides five tips on how districts could prepare for the next recession, which many economists predict is right around the corner.

Kathy Hoffman, a former special education teacher, was voted in last year on a wave of teacher activism. She's working to mend a hostile relationship between the state's education department and its legislature.

The state's board will have to tackle a teacher shortage, uproar over the state's growing charter sector and frustration among many advocates over the way the state assesses its schools.


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