In a race where K-12 spending is a major issue, Kansas GOP Gov. Sam Brownback is squaring off against a Democratic state legislator, House Minority Leader Paul Davis.
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October 30, 2014
October 27, 2014
Six tribes will use $1.2 million in federal funds to conduct research and develop plans to control schools on tribal land.
October 20, 2014
While the union has succeeded in temporarily blocking a requirement that its members contribute to their health benefits, broader questions about the school district's authority to make unilateral changes to employee contracts remain unsettled.
October 20, 2014
For the first time in about 15 years, Massachusetts lawmakers will formally review the state's landmark Education Reform Act of 1993 to consider significant changes to how school funding works.
October 16, 2014
The majority of states are funding schools less than the levels reached a half-dozen years ago before the Great Recession caused significant budget cuts.
October 15, 2014
On the low end, Prince George's County in Maryland spent $10,408 per pupil in the 2011-12 school year, while the District of Columbia's public charter schools spent $18,150 per pupil, according to an analysis of spending data by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.
October 10, 2014
The newspaper's ad says: "Vote No! on Question 3. No Guarantees. No Accountability. Devastating for small businesses & families. Consumers would pay more."
October 06, 2014
The move to make changes to the union's health benefits comes after 21 months of negotiations. Salaries will not be affected by Monday's action.
September 29, 2014
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.
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.