The so-called "free care rule" does not apply to health services provided in schools, the federal agency that administers Medicaid said. That means schools can bill Medicaid for more services they provide to low-income students.
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December 18, 2014
December 11, 2014
In this post, Jack Schneider makes the case that funding matters and that current efforts are inadequate. Andy Smarick, on the other hand, thinks funding can't be an excuse for low performance.
December 04, 2014
Casey: I can't look at the pictures of Michael Brown and Tamir Rice without seeing reflections of the faces of my own children and my own students.
December 02, 2014
Andy Smarick believes that kids would be better off with a system entirely composed of charters. I disagree.
November 20, 2014
Casey: No one becomes a teacher to become rich. We do so out of a vocation, a calling to educate and care for young people.
November 18, 2014
Homeless families are frequently headed by single mothers who lack the education, child care, transportation, and social supports to find a long-term, stable home for their children, a report says.
November 12, 2014
Pennsylvania's governor and General Assembly are being sued for failing to adequately fund the state's schools.
November 06, 2014
Smith: A greater investment in Pell Grants and other need-based student scholarships that are proven to increase degree completion is essential.
October 28, 2014
In order to meet the challenge of having all students leave schools college and career ready, the poverty achievement gap must be addressed.
October 21, 2014
The MDC report also highlights case studies of how communities in the South are tackling challenges related to education.