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Georgia schools still in funding squeeze

School districts across Georgia are in the midst of another bleak year of furlough days, high class sizes and underfunded classrooms despite a slight restoration of state education funding added this fiscal year. A report from the Georgia Budget and…

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Rauner education plan light on specifics

Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Monday promised to pump more money into education from preschool through college should he be elected, but failed to say how he’d pay for it and keep his earlier pledges to lower the income…

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Musgrove: More districts consider funding lawsuit

Former Mississippi Gov. Ronnie Musgrove said Monday that about 30 more school districts are considering whether to join an education-funding lawsuit he filed against the state. Fourteen districts, including Greenville and Hattiesburg, are already plaintiffs in the lawsuit, which seeks money to…

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Americans Favor Federal Support of Pre-K

Most Americans – across political and racial lines – support using federal dollars to expand preschool programs nationwide, a new Gallup poll shows. An oft-forgotten sector of education, universal preschool programs have attracted more support in recent months, particularly gearing up for…

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Researchers Rank Districts by Finances, Productivity

What do school districts in Chicago; Hamtramck, Mich.; Reading, Pa.; and Sunnyside, Ariz., have in common? They rank among the most financially strapped school systems in the nation, according to a report that delves into the state and local policies that often…

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School cops decry social media, cyber bullying

When a 14-year-old boy fired a gun in Syracuse Junior High’s cafeteria and held fellow students hostage in 1998, the school did not have a resource officer. Following that incident, where no one was injured, Davis School District and Syracuse…

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Corbett urges state to continue reviewing national Common Core education standards

Gov. Tom Corbett today issued a news release calling for “continued public review” of state standards in English language arts and math in elementary and secondary public schools. Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2014/09/08/Corbett-urges-state-to-continue-reviewing-national-common-core-education-standards/stories/201409080192#ixzz3CpshJo2L

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Legal Feud Over K-12 Aid Continues in Washington State

Tensions continue in Washington state's protracted legal battle over school funding, which has pitted the state's highest court against the legislature for well over two years. Neither side disputes that state lawmakers have failed to live up to the demands…

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