Oregon legislators are in quandary — their table is filled with a projected $1.6 billion deficit despite record revenues, and they face the stiff challenge of crafting a balanced budget that also meets demands from voter-approved measures from last November’s general election. 46 more words
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Visit https://youtu.be/MNc0kYXt6Ig to watch NSBA’s funding video.
Members of Congress returned to Capitol Hill this week with the priority of passing an appropriations bill to fund education investments and other federal programs for the remainder of fiscal year 2017. 237 more words
CHICAGO (CBS) — Attorneys for the Chicago Public Schools were headed to court on Wednesday, for a hearing on their lawsuit accusing the state of discriminating against minority students when it comes to funding education. 104 more words
With a proposed state budget that would divide Connecticut’s school districts into winners and losers and saddle towns with one-third of the cost of their teachers’ pensions, it’s vital that legislators hear loud and clear from CEA members. 372 more words
CHICAGO (CBS) — Another idea to change the way Illinois pays for public K-12 education is coming.
The yet to be filled bill addresses neither the reliance on property taxes nor the disparity and wealth among different areas. 115 more words
Legislators have begun to seriously consider numerous proposals, including the governor’s, to burden local cities and towns with the state obligation to fund teacher pensions. 197 more words