California school districts are sorting through new steps to create their budgets under a state formula that emphasizes low-income students and English-language learners.
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March 20, 2014
March 07, 2014
Although the Kansas Supreme Court did not order a specific funding increase as sought by plaintiffs in Gannon v. Kansas, justices did order further legal review.
February 12, 2014
A new lawsuit claims that New York state has not lived up to the K-12 funding commitments it began to satisfy in 2007, citing budget cuts in recent years.
February 07, 2014
Does the widespread rebuke by states of the Medicaid expansion show that states are not so easily coerced by the federal government--and its money--after all?
February 05, 2014
The new formula recommended by an Illinois Senate committee report would focus more resources on low-income students and reduce state bureaucracy.
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 28, 2014
As Kansas awaits a landmark decision on K-12 school funding, what's happening in the Evergreen State might provide a preview of fights over who controls the budget.
January 17, 2014
The new rules governing K-12 finance in California are intended to help needy students while strengthening the flexibility of local governance.
January 16, 2014
Wealth-based spending gaps in North Carolina have grown over the past decade, while a new school finance formula in Pennsylvania may be in the works.
January 13, 2014
Only three states decreased their prekindergarten spending in the fiscal 2014 year, according to a new report from the Education Commission of the States.