Negotiations over accountability for tax-credit scholarship students in Florida highlights competing desires for many state lawmakers.
All Blog Posts With Taxes Tag or Category
April 22, 2014
April 21, 2014
Democratic legislators in California are pushing for an expansion of early education, but they may not get a lot of help from fellow Democrat Gov. Jerry Brown.
March 31, 2014
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) received funding for early education from the state, but failed to get his way with respect to charter schools.
February 04, 2014
A group of Colorado school superintendents call for an additional $275 million in state public-school funding on top of a proposed increase from Gov. John Hickenlooper.
January 22, 2014
A proposed tax hike of .55 percentage points on wealthy New York City residents has become a sticking point in the fight over early-education in New York state.
December 02, 2013
In a case with implications for state spending on education, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up appeals by Amazon.com and Overstock. com over Internet sales taxes.
November 05, 2013
A $950 million tax increase to benefit Colorado public schools that would have also restructured education finance in the state was soundly defeated by voters.
October 29, 2013
Melinda Gates and a philanthropy associated with Gotham City Mayor Michael Bloomberg have contributed significantly to the Amendment 66 campaign in Colorado.
September 12, 2013
A new report from a Washington think tank states that in 2013 a majority of states are still spending below their pre-recession levels on K-12.
July 29, 2013
The North Carolina legislature has turned back the clock on the state's reputation for having an innovative and progressive education system. Program after program has been defunded or dismantled.