School districts have been hammered by "The Great Recession," and it could be years before they recover, because of poor state finances, lagging home prices, and other factors, a new report concludes.
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October 07, 2010
September 30, 2010
Two California unions are supporting ballot initiatives that would have a big impact on taxes and spending, and potentially, school funding.
September 27, 2010
Former Secretary of Education Richard Riley says that recent federal efforts to provide support to states, and support common tests, are good policy.
September 13, 2010
When trying to fix struggling school districts, states often ignore many of the key educational and political, and organizational factors necessary to make their fixes successful, a report by the Center for American Progress argues.
September 03, 2010
Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman calls on education groups to join him in demanding a repeal of the health care law.
August 30, 2010
Gubernatorial candidates in Illinois, New Mexico, and Wisconsin tout ideas for raising money for schools, and cutting costs.
July 12, 2010
For the second time in two months, education advocates sue California for its school finance system.
June 14, 2010
A New Jersey appeals court panel rules in favor of Gov. Chris Christie in the battle over his proposed funding cuts.
May 21, 2010
A second lawsuit challenging California's K-12 finance system is coming down the pike.
May 20, 2010
Education groups and individual plaintiffs sue the state of California over school finance.