"Ongoing state investment is critical if we wish to build upon the progress that has already been made," a California lawmaker said in announcing the legislation.
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March 05, 2015
February 17, 2015
Last year, changes to teacher tenure and school choice were tacked onto the state K-12 spending plan. Could the same happen again for a common-core repeal effort this year?
February 03, 2015
"My own view is that the government ought to enable and encourage, not mandate, innovation," said U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., the chairman of the Senate education committee.
February 03, 2015
President Obama's budget calls for restoring the Enhancing Education Through Technology program and giving states money to support "model districts" at the local level.
January 29, 2015
Four districts and one county education office in California say the state must provide more financial aid to local K-12 agencies to help them implement state assessments.
January 22, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in his State of the State speech that, "Our education system needs dramatic reform, and it has for years." What are his plans for K-12 in 2015?
January 21, 2015
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a Republican, wants more money for schools, even though voters rejected a ballot measure designed to increase K-12 spending last year.
January 20, 2015
Budgets for educational technology hardware and software are on the rise in many school districts across the country, thanks, in large part, to an improving economy.
January 16, 2015
The report by the Pew Charitable Trusts found that per-pupil revenue in Philadelphia in the 2013-14 school year was lower than seven of the 11 big-city districts analyzed.
January 14, 2015
A leading California budget analyst praises Gov. Jerry Brown's prudence in his K-12 spending and overall budget, while warning against over-exuberance regarding the state's improving fiscal climate.