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Texas: Are We Willing to Settle for Mediocrity?

Jimmie Don Aycock was one of the best friends of public education in the state legislature. He fought for public schools when they were under siege by penny-pinching legislators who cut $5 Billion from the schools in 2011. 486 more words


Justin Parmenter: Here Come the N.C. Teacher Thugs!

Justin Parmenter writes here about a state legislator in North Carolina who denounced the teachers who plan to protest on May 16 as “thugs.”

He says, here come the teacher thugs! 106 more words

Education Reform

Jeff Bryant: Charter Schools Are an Existential Threat to the Survival of Public Schools

Readers of this blog will not be surprised to hear that charter schools create an enormous drain on public schools and cause damage to the great majority of children, who lose resources and teachers, so that a small number may attend an alternate school that is privately managed. 655 more words

Charter Schools

Fluvanna Increases Taxes, Reduces Capital Spending and Pulls From Fund Balance to Make FY19 Budget

By. Bryan Rothamel, Field Officer

Last month, the Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors passed a FY19 budget that included a real estate tax rate of $0.939, an increase of three cents. 398 more words

Board Of Supervisors

White House Requests Cuts to Children's Health Insurance Funding

The White House is seeking to cut funding from the Children’s Health Insurance Program, known as CHIP, as part of its larger request for cuts to the federal budget in a… 373 more words


Community gathers in Cottonwood Heights to discuss budget cuts

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah – The Cottonwood Heights City Council passed a tentative budget proposal for the 2018-2019 fiscal year Tuesday, which includes a controversial list of cuts and layoffs. 575 more words


Budget cuts hurt library funding

Huntington University’s Richlynn Library has experienced significant budget cuts this past year.

Though several departments, including the library, have been receiving minor cuts annually, the library is one of the few that has experienced significant reductions in this past year. 573 more words