School Funding

Lawmakers Discuss Farmers’ Rights, School Funding at Annual Egg Breakfast, and Questions | News

State lawmakers told a crowd in Madison County on Friday that the right to cultivate must become law and schools must be fully funded. State Senator Frank Ginn and Representatives Alan Powell and Rob Leverett sat at a table in front of members of the Madison County Chamber of Commerce …

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Early Learning in Idaho: A Quick Guide

EdNews associate editor Devin Bodkin writes a regular Monday column to highlight a weekly education issue. Contact him with ideas at [email protected] Early learning in Idaho was back in the news last week, for better or for worse. The latest fall reading scores for this year’s first graders – last …

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Prichard committee approves 22’s legislative program and seeks increased funding at all levels of education

At its quarterly board meeting this week, the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence approved the organization’s 2022 legislative program. The plan focuses on increasing state-wide investments for all levels of education and strengthening education and learning systems to help lay the foundation for public education in the following the COVID-19 …

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Providence Public Schools Award $ 150,000 in Community Impact Grants

PROVIDENCE, RI (WLNE) – The Providence Public School District has awarded more than $ 150,000 to eight local nonprofits to enrich the school experience for students and families. All funded nonprofits align with Providence’s recovery action plan. The grants are: The YMCA of Greater Providence will launch a Shooting Stars …

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Independence, Missouri Public Schools Face $ 1.2 Million Loss After Company Payback

INDEPENDENCE, Missouri – A Fortune 500 company’s tax mistake could end up costing the Independence School District more than $ 1 million. Much of the school district’s funding comes from property taxes, paid by both homeowners and businesses. FOX4 Newsletters: Get updates delivered to your inbox But in January this …

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Solutions to the Hiring Crisis in California School Districts

In summary Here are some steps California lawmakers can take to give school districts a better chance to fill vacancies. By Nick Melvoin, Special at CalMatters Nick Melvoin is vice president of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Twelve years ago, budget cuts forced the Los Angeles Unified School District …

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Stockbridge Schools Receive $ 590,000 in COVID Relief Funding

STOCKBRIDGE, Michigan – The Ingham County Council of Commissioners is giving community schools in Stockbridge nearly $ 600,000 in COVID relief money, in hopes of alleviating the effects of the pandemic. Brian Friddle, the superintendent of community schools in Stockbridge, has made the request. “Right now, with the effects of …

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State Rep. proposes a bill to give more funding to those responsible for school resources | New

Two days after the Oxford High School tragedy in which four students were killed and seven injured by an active gunman, Michigan House approved a broad plan to support law enforcement and staff public security. The legislation provides more than $ 360 million to help first responders with their recruitment …

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Whitmer seeks $ 300 million to support COVID-19 testing in Michigan schools – CBS Detroit

LANSING, Michigan (AP) – On Tuesday, November 30, Gov. Whitmer’s administration said it wanted lawmakers to quickly allocate $ 300 million in federal pandemic rescue funding to support COVID-19 testing in schools amid a fourth wave of infections in Michigan. The money was included in the relief bill approved by …

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Federally-funded program completes first semester at OKCPS

This fall marks the first semester of a federally funded program to get people into education. Students are required by the state to complete a minimum of 12 weeks of instruction to earn a Traditional Teaching Certificate in Oklahoma. Oklahoma Education Association president Katherine Bishop said this was just one …

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