School Funding

Decline in enrollment should be a wake-up call for MCPS

Breaking a ten-year trend, Montgomery County Public Schools announced in late October that the school system was losing students. The era of constant and inevitable MCPS growth is over, signaling dangerous consequences for the stability and funding of our county’s public schools. Our local leaders need to think about how …

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1,100 housing units on campus

Like many Bay Area school districts, the Jefferson Union High School District in Daly City is struggling to fund its priorities: increasing teacher salaries, modernizing facilities, and expanding programs for students. But unlike most neighborhoods facing financial difficulties, the authorities are turning to an ambitious plan to provide more funding: …

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School Funding Task Force Hears Public | New

MONTPELIER, Vermont – Members of the public urged lawmakers on Friday to make the state’s school funding system more equitable. More than 30 people spoke at a public hearing hosted by the “Student Weighting Factors Report Implementation Task Force,” a joint legislative body tasked with proposing a more equitable way …

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Federal pandemic funding keeps UND out of debt

Funding originally came from the CARES Act in March 2020, and then continued at the end of the year with the Additional Appropriations for Coronavirus Response and Relief Act. Together, UND has received over $ 51 million through the programs, which have varying degrees of flexibility in how the money …

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