Articles: Budget

The Costs of Common Core

As school leaders across the nation prepare to implement the Common Core Standards in 2014, a new report proposes three options—with three costs—to use.

Next in Line

How do boards of education find a successor to a superintendent who leaves a successful legacy?

Retrofitting Buildings With Special Funds

These three districts have used grants or special taxes to retrofit buildings, saving money and increasing security.

Social Media Takes on Fundraising

Move over Groupon and Living Social; Schoola is the newest deal-of-the-day Web site, and its mission is to help schools raise money.

Penn. Charter Demands Fair Funding

The Chester Community (Penn.) Charter School announced that it has filed suit against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania seeking $3.8 million in overdue funding.

Kansas City Plots Next Steps

Missouri grants district two-and-a-half years to turn around academic performance—or else.

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