A county Circuit Court judge ruled that the legislation signed last year by outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn changing the pension system violates the state constitution.
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November 21, 2014
November 19, 2014
The appeals court determined that there are significant differences between the two sectors that justify funding disparities between charters and district schools.
November 13, 2014
There have been several interesting news developments in the arena of education finance the week of Nov. 10 in Colorado, Kansas, and elsewhere.
November 11, 2014
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, a Democrat, has presented a wide-ranging package of education initiatives that include a focus on early education, reading, and English-language learners.
October 30, 2014
In a race where K-12 spending is a major issue, Kansas GOP Gov. Sam Brownback is squaring off against a Democratic state legislator, House Minority Leader Paul Davis.
October 27, 2014
Among those seeking a repeat of what happened in Wisconsin in 2010, some have looked at Illinois and recast GOP challenger and investment executive Bruce Rauner in Walker's role.
October 20, 2014
For the first time in about 15 years, Massachusetts lawmakers will formally review the state's landmark Education Reform Act of 1993 to consider significant changes to how school funding works.
October 16, 2014
The majority of states are funding schools less than the levels reached a half-dozen years ago before the Great Recession caused significant budget cuts.
October 10, 2014
The newspaper's ad says: "Vote No! on Question 3. No Guarantees. No Accountability. Devastating for small businesses & families. Consumers would pay more."
September 30, 2014
A Miami middle school principal discusses her respect for the standards, but says that state policies and a lack of resources have hampered her teachers' ability to prepare for new assessments.