A school-finance package approved by Kansas lawmakers in response to a court ruling gives districts greater flexibility if they seek local tax increases.
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April 07, 2014
April 01, 2014
The two main Texas gubernatorial candidates are staking out turf on education policy issues, with the GOP hopeful recently focusing on early education.
March 31, 2014
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) received funding for early education from the state, but failed to get his way with respect to charter schools.
March 25, 2014
A plan to boost school funding in Kansas in the wake of a court ruling could mean Gov. Sam Brownback's plan to increase pre-K spending won't succeed.
March 20, 2014
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.
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 07, 2014
Does the widespread rebuke by states of the Medicaid expansion show that states are not so easily coerced by the federal government--and its money--after all?
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.
February 04, 2014
A group of Colorado school superintendents call for an additional $275 million in state public-school funding on top of a proposed increase from Gov. John Hickenlooper.