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ALERT: Aid Increases for Schools Under Threat From Plan to Scrap Gov's Budget

A divide among lawmakers about how to deal with Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed state budget bill threatens to significantly reduce or even potentially eliminate the increased state aid the governor has proposed for schools. 450 more words

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Come Prepared to Tell Your Story--Homework for Day at the Capitol Attendees

Issue papers covering three key issues have been prepared for school board members and other school leaders headed to Madison for the WASB Day at the Capitol… 137 more words

State Issue

Innovation green light

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see that the Trump administration’s education department will be quick to reward outside-the-box thinking. But it’s far from obvious to entrenched bureaucrats or legislators. 828 more words

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Columns

So School Choice (Part IV: Parent Capability)

There’s one last point that I want to make in considering the problems with the school choice movement.  This particular complication isn’t one that I thought of myself; it was first pointed out to me by one of my co-teachers. 441 more words


School Children in Lubec or Trescott Maine?

This photo was in Grammy Rier’s box of photos. I assume it is one of Lubec school children, perhaps early 1900s from the clothing, and there are Rier children in the photo. 97 more words

Family History

Governor's Budget Proposes More Resources for Rural Schools

As we have posted before, Governor Walker has proposed targeting aid to rural schools to help them provide a high-quality education despite declining enrollment. In addition to… 409 more words

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