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Senate OKs supplemental budget bill — includes $85M for broadband, extra $96M for E-12/higher education

From Senate Media Services and MSBA staff

On a divided 39-24 vote, the Minnesota Senate approved a supplemental budget bill Thursday that allocates nearly $500 million to several state initiatives. 210 more words

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What To Know When Saving For College

There’s no denying the benefits of a college education: the ability to compete in today’s job market, increased earning power, and expanded horizons. But these advantages come at a price. 1,158 more words

Education Funding

Bevin restores part of cuts to higher education through end of fiscal year

After controversy over Gov. Matt Bevin’s decision to cut funding to the state’s colleges and universities by 4.5% through the end of the fiscal year in June, it was announced Wednesday that those cuts will be rolled back slightly. 180 more words

Education

Poverty in Education

“Poverty is an anomaly to rich people. It is very difficult to make out why people who want dinner do not ring the bell” (Bagehot). Poverty affects a wide variety of people under different circumstances. 573 more words

Education

Philadelphians Battle Over Proposed Soda Tax That May Fund Pre-K

Scores of Philadelphia residents crowded a City Council budget meeting Tuesday night to voice their position on a proposed soda tax, WPVI-TV reports.

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Philadelphians Battle Over Proposed Soda Tax That May Fund Pre-K

Scores of Philadelphia residents crowded a City Council budget meeting Tuesday night to voice their position on a proposed soda tax, WPVI-TV reports.

Philadelphia Mayor… 424 more words

National

Philadelphians Battle Over Proposed Soda Tax That May Fund Pre-K

Scores of Philadelphia residents crowded a City Council budget meeting Tuesday night to voice their position on a proposed soda tax, WPVI-TV reports.

Philadelphia Mayor… 424 more words

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