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Hale Library's shortened hours are a result of budget cuts

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Students at Kansas State University won’t be able to pull all-nighters this year.

K-State says budget cuts statewide to universities and public schools is to blame and Wildcats are now experiencing the effects after Hale Library cut its open hours to save money. 294 more words


Underestimating Inequality in Schools

When it comes to public schools, we generally measure student poverty by looking at the number of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch. According to a recent piece in… 189 more words

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No Teachers' Contract? No Problem for Marissa Schools

MARISSA, Il (KMOX)– In most school districts, if the teachers didn’t have a contract ten days before classes start, and no talks were scheduled, there’d be concern. 376 more words


Calculators - Back to School Choices

Hard to believe that summer is already over – for some students anyway.  Depends of course where you live – here in PA students don’t go back until the end of August, in VA, it’s after Labor Day, and in CA, my sisters kids are already on their 4th day of the new school year. 900 more words


With Close of Education Funding Trial, Students, Parents, and Teachers Now Await Verdict

After months at trial in Hartford Superior Court, the historic education funding case, CCJEF v. Rell, concluded with post trial arguments today. The Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding (CCJEF)—a coalition made up of students, parents, towns, and education organizations including CEA—had filed suit against the state of Connecticut for failing to adequately and equitably fund public schools. 333 more words

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I'm a Teacher. Do Public Service and Private Enterprise Really Mix?

Every time I share with teachers that I do Real Estate on the side, someone always asks, “How do you have time to do Real Estate  463 more words

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Now there’s a surprise

The new Secretary of State for Education has invented an updated variation of the Jo Moore outcome. This approach, readers will recall, was about issuing bad news on a busy news day so it didn’t receive much coverage. 502 more words