Gov. Tom Wolf will provide $23 billion in emergency funding, most of which will go to schools.
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December 30, 2015
November 04, 2015
Business executive Matt Bevin opposes the common core, which Kentucky is currently reviewing, and wants to create a new voucher program for students in the Bluegrass State.
November 02, 2015
The funding increase was approved in a special session of the state legislature. Ducey signed the legislation into law on Friday. Voters will have the final say-so on the measure in a May 17 election.
October 22, 2015
A former school teacher and state lawmaker, Dorn has been at the center of several interesting K-12 policy and political events in the Evergreen State.
October 01, 2015
Indiana's schools chief Glenda Ritz asked the U.S. Department of Education on Friday to clarify guidelines for distributing federal funding to charter schools with large numbers of low-income students.
September 28, 2015
The Classrooms First Initiative Council published its initial recommendations to change the K-12 funding formula earlier this month.
September 24, 2015
The suit, filed Sept. 22, alleges that California has failed to properly calculate the minimum amount of state funding for education under the state constitution.
September 22, 2015
The Dwyer v. Colorado ruling is the state Supreme Court's second major decision regarding K-12 finance in the past two years.
August 13, 2015
School funding has been a contentious issue in Washington state since 2012, when the state Supreme Court ruled that the state was not meeting its constitutional duty with respect to K-12 spending.
August 11, 2015
If you thought state education budgets were safe once lawmakers shut down their regular legislative sessions, think again.