The head of Florida House's K-12 appropriations subcommittee says that if Gov. Rick Scott wins reelection, big changes could be in store for how school funding works.
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September 29, 2014
September 25, 2014
Supporters of Democratic nominee Charlie Crist for Florida governor are optimistic about his K-12 plans, but concede that he might not bring big changes in some areas if elected.
September 23, 2014
The $2-a-pack cigarette tax will generate about $49 million in revenues to the cash-strapped schools in the first year, but it does not solve the district's long-term financial problems.
September 20, 2014
About 1,000 school finance officers are tackling issues from funding formulas to passing bond referenda at an international gathering in Florida.
September 19, 2014
The fund now stands at more than $34 billion, but only the interest income can be spent. In August, a state district judge ruled that Texas was not distributing school funds adequately or fairly among its richer and poorer districts.
September 19, 2014
Keen on hearing more about education in the Georgia governor's race? Listen to the two candidates stake out their turf on K-12 issues.
September 16, 2014
The school districts are asking the state to pay them about $134 million, funds they say are owed to them under the Mississippi Adequate Education Program. The program, which provides money to poorer districts for teachers' salaries and retirement, textbooks, and building maintenance, has been fully funded only twice since it passed the legislature in 1997.
September 11, 2014
The Washington State Supreme Court has ruled that the state legislature is in contempt for failing to identify a long-term plan for substantially increasing public school funding.
September 09, 2014
A former governor of Mississippi said that the number of districts that sued the state last month over K-12 state aid may grow in the coming days.
September 03, 2014
An attorney for Washington state asked for more time for legislators to show how they'll dramatically increase K-12 spending by 2018 to satisfy a 2012 court ruling.