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The uncertain future of school funding in Australia

In order to keep up with the education news in Australia, I check in periodically with Glenn Savage, Researcher and Lecturer in Education Policy, Melbourne Graduate School of Education at University of Melbourne. 743 more words

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How Should Illinois Pay for Education?

After pensions, the biggest issue facing Illinois taxpayers (at least, until the impending Medicaid crisis overtakes it) is education funding.

How we fund our schools has an impact at every level of government, from the fight over allocation of Federal dollars to figuring out what parts of the education system is the State’s responsibility to the crushing burden of the cost of schools on our local property taxes. 351 more words

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In school-funding debate, err on the side of flexibility

The charge Gov. Nathan Deal gave his Education Reform Commission back in February was ambitious: Propose an overhaul to the state’s long-debated school funding formula, among other things, within six months. 499 more words

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What Happened to My Summer?

Despite Governor Branstad’s best efforts (on behalf of the State Fair), the first days of school are just a few short weeks away and I can’t help wondering what happened to my summer. 458 more words

Assessment

Attorney General Gives Glowing Report To Court On Education

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington attorney general’s office said Monday the state has made so much progress toward fully paying the cost of basic education that the state Supreme Court should dissolve its contempt order on education funding. 359 more words

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Enterprise Fellowships - Royal Academy of Engineering

This is worth checking out if you are an engineering researcher in the UK…

Enterprise Fellowships provide funding and support to outstanding entrepreneurial engineering researchers, working at a UK university at postdoc level or above, to enable them to develop a spin-out business around their technological idea.

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Questions for Candidates

The candidate filing period for the school board election ends next week (July 30th). Here’s a few things I’m thinking about right now:

In the past year or so, recommendations by the administration for major changes (school start and end times, millions in budget cuts) were announced shortly before decision-making deadlines, leaving little time for public comment or board discussion before they needed to be approved. 188 more words

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