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Kansas Democrats Offer School Finance Plan

Kansas Democrats said that they want to spend some of the state's expected revenue surplus to restore funding to Kansas public schools that has been cut in recent years.

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McDonnell Announces Education Agenda

Joined by Virginia public school students, teachers, superintendents and parents, Gov. Bob McDonnell unveiled his 2012 legislative and budget actions that support his administration’s ongoing “Opportunity to Learn” K-12 education agenda.

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State Supreme Court Again Rules Basic Education is State Duty

“Cautiously optimistic” was the response of Issaquah (Wash.) School District Superintendent Steve Rasmussen to Jan. 5’s state Supreme Court ruling regarding school funding.

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Groups Seek Fewer Cuts to Kentucky Education

Seven state education groups have come together to ask elected officials to stop cutting public school funding.

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Financial Emergency Declared By Michigan's Highland Park Schools

Although the Highland Park School District has been working hard the past year to turn around a dismal money situation, a team has just declared a financial emergency.

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School Beat: The View of 2012 for San Francisco Public Schools

2012 has the potential to bring relatively big changes to San Francisco’s public schools, due in most part to a November ballot that will be full of interesting and significant choices.

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Florida's School Cafeterias Could Get Corporate Sponsors

Beef taco pie Tuesdays in Duval County public schools could join the likes of EverBank Field under a proposed state bill that would allow local school boards to sell the naming rights to school cafeterias.

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Report Finds State Needs to do More for Early Childhood Programs

Days after Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced early childhood education will be part of his 2012 education reforms, a state nonprofit said more children in low-income families need access to education and was criticial of the state's patchwork of programs.

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New School Funding Plan for Kansas Draws Skeptics

Some Southeast Kansas school superintendents said that while they are trying to keep an open mind about Gov. Sam Brownback’s new school funding plan, they are skeptical.

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Mayor Gray Lauds Progress on Early Childhood System Improvements

Mayor Vincent C. Gray has lauded the District's efforts on early-childhood education. The District of Columbia was one of 37 applicants – including 35 other states and Puerto Rico – that competed for the White House's Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge grants.

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