California school districts are sorting through new steps to create their budgets under a state formula that emphasizes low-income students and English-language learners.
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March 20, 2014
March 07, 2014
Although the Kansas Supreme Court did not order a specific funding increase as sought by plaintiffs in Gannon v. Kansas, justices did order further legal review.
February 12, 2014
A new lawsuit claims that New York state has not lived up to the K-12 funding commitments it began to satisfy in 2007, citing budget cuts in recent years.
February 10, 2014
Options offered by the New York Board of Regents include a new online portal to help educators access curricular resources and new testing options for special student populations.
February 05, 2014
The new formula recommended by an Illinois Senate committee report would focus more resources on low-income students and reduce state bureaucracy.
January 28, 2014
As Kansas awaits a landmark decision on K-12 school funding, what's happening in the Evergreen State might provide a preview of fights over who controls the budget.
January 22, 2014
A proposed tax hike of .55 percentage points on wealthy New York City residents has become a sticking point in the fight over early-education in New York state.
January 17, 2014
The new rules governing K-12 finance in California are intended to help needy students while strengthening the flexibility of local governance.
January 16, 2014
Wealth-based spending gaps in North Carolina have grown over the past decade, while a new school finance formula in Pennsylvania may be in the works.
January 07, 2014
A revised version of proposed California school-funding regulations wouldn't let districts meet certain requirements simply by showing higher student performance.