For the first time in about 15 years, Massachusetts lawmakers will formally review the state's landmark Education Reform Act of 1993 to consider significant changes to how school funding works.
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October 20, 2014
July 23, 2014
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
Reports from a progressive think tank suggest changes in state policy could help districts get more bang for their buck.
July 03, 2014
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
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
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
Nationally, per-pupil spending was static between fiscal years 2011 and 2012, but overall expenditures by districts dropped off some.
May 19, 2014
The proposal would require the waivers for districts that can demonstrate at least six months of net revenue loss from compliance.
May 15, 2014
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
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.