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Chicago Public Schools May Close Early Without State Funding Boost

(CBS) — Chicago’s public schools may close nearly weeks early, on June 1 in stead of June 20, if the cash-strapped system does not receive a funding infusion from state government, the city’s top education official warned Monday. 196 more words

News

Funding: the good years and the bad

The well-respected Institute for Fiscal Studies has today published a longitudinal study into the changing levels of education finance. https://www.ifs.org.uk/publications/8937

However, although factually accurate, as local authorities do still ratify the funding formula, the following statement early on in the report might be regarded as potentially mis-leading: 514 more words

Education

Outgoing public school board chair wants to end 'education property tax designation illusion'

The outgoing chair of the Edmonton Public School Board (EPSB) wants Alberta to eliminate the designation of education property taxes.

“Many Albertans are still under the illusion that where they designate their education property taxes (public, separate, undeclared) makes a financial impact on the money to hire teachers, buy computers or build new schools,” Michael Janz wrote in a blog post Tuesday. 1,000 more words

Politics

EDUCATION: New state school funding plan proposed for K-12

Clatskanie and Rainier School Superintendents Dr. Lloyd Hartley and Michael Carter are watching the Oregon Legislature very closely, hoping for stable education funding to prevent layoffs and program reductions. 14 more words

Education Funding

School Funding, DeVos & More: CEA Leaders Speaking Out on the Air

CEA leaders are speaking out about the governor’s budget proposal, the need for the state to invest in all public schools, Betsy DeVos, and more. 184 more words

Education News

Rural counties need a longterm solution as federal program expires (Opinion)

The Secure Rural Schools program, which provided funding to timber dependent communities hit hard by declining harvests, is often described as a “lifeline” to rural Oregon counties with forest lands under federal ownership.  37 more words

The Oregonian

OUR VIEW: Focusing on what’s important

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown should receive some credit for her focus on education in the state. Her devotion and dedication to helping with education in Oregon was under the spotlight last week when she testified before the Senate Education Committee about some of her proposals. 42 more words

Opinion