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Students and Teachers Biggest Losers in Budget Crisis: Legislators Urged to Pass a Budget That Invests in Education

Cutting school programs, laying off teachers and administrators, diminishing resources, and increasing class sizes. These are just some of the actions school districts across Connecticut have already taken to prepare for the start of the school year without a state budget. 656 more words

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Illinois Senate Rejects Rauner's Education Funding Changes; House To Vote Wednesday

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Illinois Senate voted Sunday to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s amendatory veto of public education funding in Illinois, rejecting changes that would mean hundreds of millions of dollars less for Chicago Public Schools. 330 more words


new BC government makes ABE tuition free again

Fantastic news for ABE students in British Columbia! ABE will be tuition free again starting September 1st:

The new NDP government in B.C. is eliminating tuition fees on adult basic education or English language learning programs, reversing a 2015 decision by the B.C.

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Raising money for schools | Opinion

Initiative Petition 26, backed by the teachers’ union, proposed requiring that the state Legislature fund public education at a level consistent with the “Quality Education Model.”



Many people argue diffently on the role of the government and community in a child’s attendance or adequately funding to school.

Part of the reason is the traditional belief that communities need take care of their own children. 117 more words


Rauner Says He's 'Open To Compromise' On School Funding Dispute

CHICAGO (CBS) — Gov. Bruce Rauner said he’s willing to accept a compromise on education funding in Illinois, after removing $250 million in state money for Chicago Public Schools from legislation that would overhaul the state’s school funding formula. 286 more words


Illinois Prepares for School Year Without State Funding

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) – Illinois school districts are starting to make plans to start the year without state funding.

Edwardsville District 7 Superintendent Dr. Lynda Andre says they’re luckier than most with a high property tax base. 132 more words