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N.J. District Sees Dip in State Aid

The Long Branch School District will see a decrease in state aid for the next school year.

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New Study Finds School Choice Does No Harm to Public Education

Public schools throughout the country are not harmed by school choice programs as most of their costs are flexible and can change with student enrollment, according to a new report issued by the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice.

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Comparison Shopping for College Tuition

Colleges and universities have historically obscured their tuition costs in a way that makes comparative shopping virtually impossible. And far too little information is available on graduation rates and loan default rates to help students choose wisely.

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Schools in St. Louis Area Have Escaped the Economic Downturn - So Far

Bus routes have been cut, summer school eliminated, teachers have lost jobs and taxes have risen.

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Opinion: Is Outsourcing Education in NC A Good Idea?

Winston-Salem Forsyth County (N.C) Schools has outsourced its entire summer school program to a private education company. But, would outsourcing all public education be a good idea?

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Mich. Governor Proposes More Funding for Schools

Gov. Rick Snyder unveiled a 2012-13 budget today that hikes spending for K-12 schools, higher education, roads and public safety while setting aside $130 million to boost Michigan’s Rainy Day Fund.

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Lottery Money Dwindles for High-Performing Schools

A special lottery fund created to reward Florida schools for boosting grades has been cut to the point that the state Department of Education wasn't sure there would be enough to go around this year.

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Financial Improprieties Alleged at All-girl Charters

A New York City charter school network has told parents that it is a victim of theft by “a senior member of the finance and operations department,” who it said used the network’s credit card to spend tens of thousands of dollars on personal items.

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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.

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