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Proposed boost to early education fund tabled

A proposal to dramatically increase funding for New Mexico early childhood programs by tapping the state’s $13 billion Land Grant Permanent Fund stalled Monday night in a key Senate committee.

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Dems question schools funding in Corbett budget

There may be more money for public schools in Gov. Corbett's proposed budget, but Democratic legislators on Tuesday questioned whether the administration is paying for it by shortchanging equally important programs.

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States sued over education funding

Any week now, the Kansas Supreme Court will rule on a lawsuit filed by parents and school districts alleging that school spending cuts violate the state's constitution, which promises "suitable" funding for public education.

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Superintendents Push Their Vision for Renewed ESEA

Saying K-12 educators need an escape from the "holding pattern" caused by the years-long delay in reauthorizing the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act, a group of prominent school leaders has begun a push for members of Congress to embrace…

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States Sued Over Education Funding

Any week now, the Kansas Supreme Court  will rule on a lawsuit filed by parents and school districts alleging that school spending cuts violate the state’s constitution, which promises “suitable” funding for public education.

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Study: Bullying could have lingering health impact

According to a new study from researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital, kids who are picked on by their peers may see lasting effects on their physical and mental well-being. The study, found that kids who are chronically bullied seem to…

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Magnet Schools Find a Renewed Embrace in Cities

Nearly five decades ago, as racial tension raged in cities, magnet schools were introduced here and elsewhere as an alternative to court-ordered busing in the hope that specialized theme schools would slow white flight and offer options to racial minorities…

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