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School Budget Crisis

WATCH: Middle Schoolers Protest Budget Cuts With Music Video

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 08.24.2011 | Los Angeles

It's the last day of school for the students of Roy Romer Middle School in North Hollywood, but the kids don't seem as happy as one would expect, repo...

Mushrooms Keep Sprouting

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

As the economy continues in a tailspin and state and municipal budget cuts loom, small groups are mushrooming, organizing, and fighting back.

School Budget Crisis: State's Only School For Blind-And-Deaf Students May Close Doors

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Katherine McCarrick is 14 but has the cognitive development of a 3-year-old. The Peoria teen is blind and deaf, making her needs so profound that her...

Four-Day School Weeks Gaining Popularity During Downturn

AP | DORIE TURNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

FORT VALLEY, Ga. — During the school year, Mondays in this rural Georgia community are for video games, trips to grandma's house and hanging out...

School Budget Crisis: Illinois Loses Much-Needed 'Race To The Top' Funds

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The already grim Illinois public education budget got even bleaker Monday, with the announcement that a desperately-needed infusion of federal cash is...

D-Day for Public Schools in New York State

David A. Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David A. Singer

On Tuesday, most public school districts in New York will hold school board elections and school budget votes.

Chicago Public Schools Could Face $975 Million Deficit

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

To get ahead of what could be a $975 million deficit next school year, Chicago Public School officials Thursday announced 500 central office and cityw...