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Scott Unlikely To Get Full School Funding Request

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TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – House budget writers unveiled an education spending plan Monday that would provide public schools with almost $47 less per student than Gov. 494 more words

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Data shows GOP plan trims Kansas school aid again this year

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – New Kansas Department of Education figures show that public schools would lose a total of $51 million in state aid before the end of June under an education funding plan from Republican leaders. 92 more words

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Herbst: Budget Would Cause Closures, Cuts

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – UConn President Susan Herbst says the governor’s proposed $40 million cut in annual state aid to her school would lead to staff cuts, unpaid furloughs and the closing of some departments and degree programs. 108 more words

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CONGRESS: ' OBAMACARE FOR LOW TO MODERATE INCOMES VIOLATES THE CONSTITUTION '

#AceWorldNews – WASHINGTON – Dec.01 – In mounting the latest court challenge to the Affordable Care Act, House Republicans are focusing on a little-noticed provision of the law that offers financial assistance to low- and moderate-income people The New York Times reported.   89 more words

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House seen to OK budget on Wednesday despite solon’s threat of going to SC

The chair of the House appropriations committee is determined to have the P2.6-trillion national budget passed by Wednesday despite a progressive lawmaker’s threat to go to the Supreme Court if House leaders block the discussion of the errata inserted in the general appropriations bill (GAB). 29 more words

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Thousands Express Interest In Free College Program

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — More than 6,000 students who dropped out of college have expressed interest in a new program encouraging them to return to the classroom, education officials told state legislators on Thursday. 263 more words

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