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North Carolina teacher assistant job cuts possible

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Supporters joined Progress N.C. for a rally in Winston-Salem today fighting for teacher assistant jobs.

The proposed state Senate budget would eliminate approximately 8,500 teacher assistant jobs in North Carolina. 380 more words


Students protest education cuts (again)

Students across Australia have gathered for another National Day of Action to protest the government’s higher education reforms.

Organised by the National Union of Students (NUS), the Melbourne Day of Action was significantly smaller than previous events held… 211 more words


Today is the day!

A few weeks ago we wrote a piece outlining the education policies of the main political parties in the run up to today’s general election (interestingly, education hasn’t come up much during this election campaign). 308 more words

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Concordia USD 333 ending school year early because of education cuts

CONCORDIA (KSNT) — It’s what parents, teachers and school administrators feared. Governor Sam Brownback’s education cuts interfering with student’s education.

Two schools in northeast Kansas are forced to end their school year early due to lack of funding. 393 more words


Another Financial Hit to Illinois School Districts

Late last week the General Assembly passed and Governor Rauner signed legislation (HB317) that will provide the Governor with the ability to close an estimated $1.6 billion state funding deficit for the current fiscal year through a combination of fund sweeps and budget cuts.   298 more words

Wot? No #fracas!

I’m not the sort of person who tends to sign petitions, especially online ones. Partly, I don’t like giving my details to strangers, and partly I feel that most issues are worth more of a discussion than simply submitting my email address. 596 more words

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USD 383 Board of Education, March 4, 2015

By Kathy Dzewaltowski

Board members discussed the possibility of authorizing a resolution calling for a mail-in ballot election to increase the Local Option Budget percentage.  The maximum for the Local Option Budget is 30%, but the Legislature modified the law to allow districts to increase the maximum up to 33% if approved by voters with a mail-in ballot.   186 more words

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