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$40M Education Grant Could Be Saved By State's Ruling

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Teacher evaluations are at the center of billionaire Bill Gates’ effort to improve public education in America.

And now, the State Department of Education may have saved his grant to Pittsburgh Public Schools by approving its evaluation system and performance ranges for teachers. 323 more words


Missouri Lottery Says Game Choices Affect Funding

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A decline in the amount of Missouri Lottery proceeds provided to education is due partly to the types of Lottery games people chose to play during the past year, a Lottery official said. 361 more words


Supporting Our Future Means Supporting Our Students

This past Sunday was our one year anniversary! In celebration I decided to look back at what I was writing at this time last year when it was only me. 807 more words

Jon Alfuth

Funding Before Limits!

The drumbeat never ceases! A coalition of groups in the state is calling for a limit to be  placed on the Legislature for spending increases. While all of us want the Legislature to be wise in its spending patterns, will we continue to cutback and starve state services on minimal or no increases? 434 more words

Texas Public Education

California Schools Get Billions To Track, Boost Foster Children's Performance

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — California is embarking on a first-of-its-kind attempt to improve the academic lives of foster youth by giving schools more money to meet their special learning and emotional needs and holding educators and administrators accountable. 956 more words


More construction plans for Univ. of Memphis

The U of M has announced additional new construction plans, this time for a new Music School:

“At more than 40,000-square feet, the facility, which will be located on Central Avenue near the University of Memphis Holiday Inn, will be twice as large as the current building that houses the Rudi E. 33 more words


School Funding 2014-15

The average schools block per pupil funding in England for 2014-15 is £4555.02 (11-16 funding)

A child in Devon is ‘only worth’ £4,156.18

Devon is ranked 135/151 local authorities. 251 more words