A proposed tax hike of .55 percentage points on wealthy New York City residents has become a sticking point in the fight over early-education in New York state.
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January 22, 2014
November 05, 2013
A $950 million tax increase to benefit Colorado public schools that would have also restructured education finance in the state was soundly defeated by voters.
October 29, 2013
Melinda Gates and a philanthropy associated with Gotham City Mayor Michael Bloomberg have contributed significantly to the Amendment 66 campaign in Colorado.
September 12, 2013
A new report from a Washington think tank states that in 2013 a majority of states are still spending below their pre-recession levels on K-12.
June 19, 2013
U.S. Rep Scott Garrett has re-introduced a bill he says would return control over education policy to state governments.
June 17, 2013
A budget and policy group in Massachusetts is calling for significant changes to the state's education funding system.
May 28, 2013
The Colorado Supreme Court and Texas lawmakers made major decisions regarding K-12 finance and testing, respectively, at the end of May.
May 15, 2013
California Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed education budget, which prioritizes certain students, will have to pass multiple tests in California.
November 06, 2012
California voters approved new taxes on wealthy residents, sparing K-12 from $4.8 billion in projected; they also rejected curbs on union and corporation political spending.
September 27, 2012
Committees supporting two school-funding propositions on the California ballot this year are spending big to try to ensure their success.