Indiana's schools chief Glenda Ritz asked the U.S. Department of Education on Friday to clarify guidelines for distributing federal funding to charter schools with large numbers of low-income students.
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October 01, 2015
September 28, 2015
The Classrooms First Initiative Council published its initial recommendations to change the K-12 funding formula earlier this month.
September 24, 2015
The suit, filed Sept. 22, alleges that California has failed to properly calculate the minimum amount of state funding for education under the state constitution.
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.
August 13, 2015
School funding has been a contentious issue in Washington state since 2012, when the state Supreme Court ruled that the state was not meeting its constitutional duty with respect to K-12 spending.
August 11, 2015
If you thought state education budgets were safe once lawmakers shut down their regular legislative sessions, think again.
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.
July 20, 2015
A lawsuit and two opposing ballot initiatives over school spending in Mississippi promise to create a complicated picture for K-12 spending in the state.
July 06, 2015
A California lawsuit filed last week claims that the Los Angeles Unified School District is failing to abide by the state's Local Control Funding Formula.
June 30, 2015
Lawmakers sent Gov. Jay Inslee a 2015-17 biennial budget that includes a $1.3 billion increase for K-12. But will that figure satisfy the state's top court?