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July 23, 2014

Troubled Path Forward for Education Spending Bill

It's unlikely Congress will pass a spending bill for fiscal year 2015 before the end of this fiscal year, despite lawmakers' insistence they would.

July 09, 2014

Where Are the Nation's 'Most Productive' School Districts?

Reports from a progressive think tank suggest changes in state policy could help districts get more bang for their buck.

July 03, 2014

Rural Districts Have 'Extreme' Differences in Needs, Spending

A newspaper's examination of spending among six rural districts in Minnesota and North Dakota showed that transportation costs, among other budget items, varied widely.

June 17, 2014

Approved Calif. Budget Includes More Common-Core Funding, Pre-K Expansion

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 10, 2014

U.S. Senate Spending Panel Zeroes Out Race to the Top Proposal

The Obama administration's proposal for a new iteration of the Race to the Top program aimed at bolstering educational equity, was rejected by Senate Democrats on a spending subcommittee Tuesday.

May 23, 2014

Maryland Districts Dominate Top Per-Pupil Spenders, Census Data Show

Nationally, per-pupil spending was static between fiscal years 2011 and 2012, but overall expenditures by districts dropped off some.

May 19, 2014

Spending Bill Would Allow Some Schools to Wiggle Out of New Nutrition Standards

The proposal would require the waivers for districts that can demonstrate at least six months of net revenue loss from compliance.

May 15, 2014

Public Education the Prime Beneficiary of Better Budget Times

The California economy is growing faster than projected, and tax revenues are increasing. There's new money to fight over, and if Gov. Jerry Brown has his way some to salt away in a "rainy day" fund and to draw down the teacher pension debt.

May 15, 2014

Philadelphia Council Moves to Help School District With Budget Crisis

The Philadelphia City Council introduced legislation to extend to city's sales tax, which will raise $120 million in the first year for the school district.

May 06, 2014

U.S. Senate Budget Committee Quizzes Duncan on Waivers, Spending

Senators discussed NCLB waivers, early-childhood education, and overall funding with the U.S. Secretary of Education at a hearing about the president's education spending request.

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