New Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has proposed that a 1 percent K-12 funding increase in fiscal 2015 be awarded based on student performance.
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January 16, 2013
December 31, 2012
Key federal K-12 programs are likely to be cut by 8.2 percent at the beginning of the new year, although most school districts won't feel the pain until next September.
December 06, 2012
Michigan lawmakers are considering a new version of the emergency manager law that opponents say would resurrect Public Act 4, which was voted down on Nov. 6.
December 06, 2012
Texas school districts suing the state over $5.4 billion in K-12 cuts in 2011 wrapped up their testimony Dec. 5.
October 11, 2012
Washington schools chief Randy Dorn said would consider a lawsuit to bring a charter school commission under his control if voters approve charters in the state Nov. 6.
September 19, 2012
Property tax and aid formulas stymie states ability to help poorer districts, a Center for American Progress report concludes.
September 12, 2012
A report from State Budget Solutions says education spending in the U.S. is inefficient and that more local control will lead to smarter allocation of resources.
August 07, 2012
State budgets heading into fiscal 2013 appear stable for the most part but are still vulnerable, according to a new report from the National Conference of State Legislatures.
July 23, 2012
Ohio school officials are claiming that record state lottery revenues won't translate into more dollars for K-12 education because of a revenue swap at the state level, although Gov. John Kasich's administration denies the allegation.
July 18, 2012
A new report from the State Budget Crisis Task Force says that states' K-12 education funding may rebound as the economy improves, but health care and retirement obligations and limits on property taxes could hamper that recovery.