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Accountants Voice Support for Tax Cut Bill

In response to school funding projections recently released by Governor Nixon, the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants released a letter in support of Senate Bill 509… 285 more words


TUITION FREEZE: Increase In State Funding

In-state tuition will not increase at Iowa’s three regent universities. It will likely stay the same for the second year in a row.

Wednesday, the Iowa House and Senate approved an education spending bill that will increase funding for the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, and the University of Northern Iowa next year. 19 more words


Missouri Senate Panel Approves Spending Plan

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri Senate panel adopted a state budget plan that includes a two-pronged funding plan for public schools that bases their state aid on economic performance. 154 more words


Ontario teachers turn to free online resources amid budget cutbacks, study finds

By: Kristin Rushowy | Published Mar 31, 2014 by The Toronto Star

Ontario teachers are turning to free online resources in droves — more than textbooks and e-textbooks — marking a “significant change” in learning, says a new report that raises questions about how to ensure the quality of web materials used in the province’s classrooms. 242 more words

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House Approves Tax Cut for Missouri Families and Businesses

The day after many Americans paid their taxes, the Missouri House of Representatives gave final approval to legislation that would reduce the tax burden for Missouri families and businesses. 546 more words


Rauner burns through campaign fund

by Cassaundra N. Sampson

CHICAGO—Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn leads the second quarter with $ 8.8 million remaining in his campaign fund, compared to the $1.3 million left in Republican rival Bruce Rauner’s campaign, 762 more words

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Is Technology Taxing School Budgets?

As the Vermont school district consolidation debate rages on (H.883), I would like to focus for a moment on technology, and how it might relate to rising education costs.  1,795 more words