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K-12 May Not Benefit From Brighter Fiscal Outlook

Education Week, Bethesda, Md. | Andrew Ujifusa | Posted 02.11.2013 | Education

Despite some positive signs that could help school budgets, states are still facing a shaky financial environment as they head into the new year--a ci...

Joy Resmovits

Bigger Classes Preferred Over Randomly Chosen Teachers, Survey Claims

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.02.2012 | Education

As school districts suffer from increasing costs and not enough cash, only 11 percent of Americans are willing to pay more in taxes to fund communitie...

Joy Resmovits

America's Poorest City Axes Teachers, Pre-Kindergarten

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.15.2012 | Education

Eighth-grader Selena Karner lined up in her Reading, Pa., middle school auditorium last week to receive an award for language arts. But during what wo...

Joy Resmovits

About Face: Are GOP Govs Increasing Ed Spending To Save Political Skin?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.09.2012 | Education

Call it budgetary whiplash. Last November, a wave of Tea Party minimalism and budget-cutting fervor swept the country, ushering governors like Rick...

Governor Asks Voters For Tax Hike To Support Education

AP | By JUDY LIN | Posted 02.04.2012 | Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Jerry Brown filed a ballot initiative on Monday asking California voters to increase taxes on themselves to generate more m...

State Budget Cuts Could Mean No More School Buses

AP | By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 08.15.2012 | Education

SEATTLE -- The yellow school bus could become another victim of the Great Recession in some parts of Washington. Gov. Chris Gregoire doesn't want to ...

How Budget Cuts Are Hitting Schools And Hurting Students

Posted 12.13.2011 | Education

As school districts are facing massive budget cuts across the country, school programs, teachers and students are taking the hit. According to a re...

Education Funding In Most States Below Pre-Recession Levels

The Huffington Post | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 08.08.2012 | Education

Most states have cut state funding for schools this year, and a majority of states are funding K-12 education at levels lower than before the recessio...

Three Ds for Education Reform: Dollars, Data, and Digitization

Ray V. Spain | Posted 11.07.2011 | Education
Ray V. Spain

We needn't wait for Superman. The national scalability of proven, effective high schools shows that if we demonstrate the will, and rethink the three Ds of the education reform debate, great American schools can be ours today.