The funding increase was approved in a special session of the state legislature. Ducey signed the legislation into law on Friday. Voters will have the final say-so on the measure in a May 17 election.
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September 24, 2015
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September 22, 2015
The Dwyer v. Colorado ruling is the state Supreme Court's second major decision regarding K-12 finance in the past two years.
September 14, 2015
Gov. Jay Inslee says he will focus on improving traditional public schools instead of charters, which were struck down by a Sept. 4 state supreme court ruling.
August 21, 2015
As public school enrollment falls, the state of Vermont is urging school districts to consider mergers.
August 13, 2015
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August 11, 2015
If you thought state education budgets were safe once lawmakers shut down their regular legislative sessions, think again.
August 11, 2015
A group of 35 principals from the southern Wisconsin area wrote to Gov. Scott Walker arguing that in the current policy and political climate, districts simply don't have enough power.
July 29, 2015
EdSource highlights both per-student spending figures per year and how much spending rose and fell during a single student's 13 years in a K-12 system.