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.
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July 20, 2015
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?
June 30, 2015
Newly minted 2016 presidential contender Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey has a complex record on education policy that has attracted fierce supporters and detractors.
June 29, 2015
The new block-grant funding system replaced a per-pupil formula. It was signed into law in March.
June 19, 2015
Can districts use the extra cash for high-needs students for across-the-board teacher-salary increases, rather than targeted increases for some teachers?
June 18, 2015
The formula would provide additional funding for individual students from low-income backgrounds, as well as for students in districts with large concentrations of poverty.
June 15, 2015
The final budget allocates a $525 million increase for public schools, compared to the $400 million increase legislators sent the governor in a budget he vetoed in May.
June 08, 2015
Are prominent school funding advocates satisfied that states are now giving schools robust and well-targeted financial support? Not even close.
June 01, 2015
On May 31, Lone Star State lawmakers approved House Bill 2804, which would extend the state's current method of giving districts letter grades to individual schools.