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Canada pledges $130M for education abroad, help for Syrian refugees

WASHINGTON – The Canadian government has promised $130 million for child-education projects abroad, including help for young refugees displaced by the Syrian crisis.

The contribution stems from different announcements made during the annual spring financial meetings in Washington. 486 more words


School board members: Legislators need to hear from YOU regarding education funding

Please contact your local legislators in the House and Senate — and urge them to raise their funding targets for public education.

Ask them to add a 3 percent increase on the general education funding formula — for BOTH years of the upcoming biennium. 76 more words

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36 students, 32 desks: Parents hope video will prevent education cuts

CALGARY – A video produced by a group of Calgary parents is urging Albertans to write to MLAs and Alberta party leaders to protest education funding cuts in the province… 397 more words


Action Alert! Urge Gov. Dayton and legislators to support a 3 percent increase to education funding formula!

In response to the current developments at the Legislature, MSBA and the Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) have teamed up to put together a statewide advocacy campaign.  331 more words


Senate DFL adds $11.5 million to their public education allotment

Source: Hot Dish Politics Blog (Star Tribune)

The Minnesota Senate slightly adjusted its spending goals for the legislative session Thursday as they shifted an additional $11.5 million into their total allotment for public schools. 10 more words

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MSBA at the Capitol — Dayton’s State of the State: Education is essential to the future

By Denise Dittrich, MSBA Associate Director of Government Relations

Gov. Mark Dayton delivered his State of the State Address on Thursday — with five weeks left in the legislative session. 445 more words

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