The Land of Lincoln wants to change its funding formula to help more students in need, but does the new plan actually come with more money?
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July 09, 2014
July 01, 2014
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has declined to sign a fiscal 2015 budget sent to him by lawmakers, and appears at odds with them on how to reduce pension obligations.
June 30, 2014
A group of Colorado districts and the state PTA have started a new fight over K-12 finance, saying the state is failing to adhere to its constitutional funding mandate.
June 19, 2014
In its showdown with lawmakers, what would happen if the Washington state Supreme Court ordered an increase in taxes to pay for a larger K-12 budget?
June 17, 2014
There's significantly higher funding for career education, early learning, and the common-core transition in the budget Golden State lawmakers passed June 15.
June 13, 2014
Washington state's Supreme Court court has warned lawmakers that they could be held in contempt over K-12 funding, with a variety of possible sanctions.
June 12, 2014
A panel of judges in Kansas has ruled that state lawmakers satisfied an order from the state Supreme Court to make its K-12 finance system more equitable
April 07, 2014
A school-finance package approved by Kansas lawmakers in response to a court ruling gives districts greater flexibility if they seek local tax increases.
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.