Among the measures taken to deal with the state budget shortfall, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has imposed rules sharply limiting the number of families who qualify for child care subsidies.
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September 01, 2015
August 31, 2015
In the lawsuit, the district, which includes the city of Memphis, accuses the state of withholding funds and disproportionately hurting children in impoverished areas.
August 18, 2015
Were the current Republican budget proposals to become law, current Preschool Development Grants could end up being zeroed out.
August 18, 2015
A new poll from Education Next also revealed slipping public support for the Common Core State Standards, charter schools, and teacher tenure, but backers of those policies continue to outnumber opponents.
August 11, 2015
A Philadelphia principal tries to use crowdfunding to pay for teacher professional development that the district budget won't cover. Will it work?
July 29, 2015
Hawaii is using federal preschool development grant money to pay for the expansion, which will ultimately serve more than 900 students starting in 2015-16.
July 13, 2015
Federal funding for children's programs has dropped 9.4 percent over the last five years, compared to a 4 percent overall drop in federal spending, according to a recent analysis by a bipartisan advocacy group.
July 09, 2015
Indiana passed a new budget to close the funding gap between charters and regular public schools.
July 08, 2015
Indiana's new budget aims to help close the state funding gap between charters and regular public schools.
June 23, 2015
Advocates of restorative justice announced a victory Tuesday, as the Los Angeles Unified School District announced the reallocation of some school-policing funds toward programs meant to improve school climate.