- 2 youngest US senators seek to lower college costs Updated: Dec-08-13 1:50 pm
- Chicago schools transition - smooth or rocky? Updated: Dec-08-13 10:53 am
- 2014 could be repeat of 2013 for Alabama raises Updated: Dec-07-13 10:29 am
- Ky. education chief warns of possible layoffs Updated: Dec-05-13 10:40 am
- Utah governor releases $13.3B budget proposal Updated: Dec-04-13 5:45 pm
- School group appreciates governor's budget plan Updated: Dec-04-13 5:29 am
- Top Miss. lawmakers release FY15 budget proposal Updated: Dec-03-13 5:55 pm
- SD governor proposes university tuition freeze Updated: Dec-03-13 4:37 pm
- Kan. governor raises pension costs as school issue Updated: Nov-26-13 3:51 pm
- Davenport considers future of learning center Updated: Nov-23-13 11:41 am
- Mich. budget chief's brother seeking $5M contract Updated: Nov-20-13 4:23 pm
- Colorado Editorial Roundup Updated: Nov-20-13 10:39 am
- Kansas committee holding school finance meetings Updated: Nov-06-13 2:59 pm
- State education board to have budget hearing Updated: Nov-06-13 4:07 am
- Colorado rejects major schools funding change Updated: Nov-06-13 1:02 am
- Anchorage School Board schedules budget meetings Updated: Nov-05-13 11:22 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The two youngest members of the U.S. Senate are co-sponsoring legislation aimed at lowering college costs by withholding federal funds from schools that fail to meet new national affordability and quality standards - a proposal likely to draw strong opposition from higher education institutions.
CHICAGO - They call them welcoming schools - public schools in Chicago that have taken in students and some staff from nearly 50 buildings that closed earlier this year.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama teachers could be in line for another pay raise when the state legislature meets next year, but non-education state employees should not get their hopes up.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday is warning that school districts will have to cut up to 2,000 teachers and teaching assistants if lawmakers don't restore school funding cuts.
SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary Herbert released a $13.3 billion budget proposal Wednesday that calls for more than $260 million in new education spending.
PIERRE, South Dakota - The head of an association representing South Dakota's school boards says Gov. Dennis Daugaard's proposed increase in state aid to schools is a step in the right direction, but school officials hope the Legislature will give school districts even more money.
JACKSON, Mississippi - Top Mississippi lawmakers on Tuesday released their state budget proposal for the coming year, and their plan is different from Gov. Phil Bryant's in several ways.
PIERRE, South Dakota - Gov. Dennis Daugaard's proposed state budget would freeze tuition next year for resident students at South Dakota's six state universities.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, Republican legislators and school officials met this week to discuss funding for public schools and the retirement fund for teachers and other state workers.
DAVENPORT, Iowa - When she entered the Wittenmyer Learning Center a year ago, Alivia Bassett was fighting, arguing, skipping classes and failing.
LANSING, Michigan - A company run by the brother of Michigan Budget Director John Nixon is in the running for a $5 million education technology project now up for bids.
A sampling of recent editorials from Colorado newspapers:
TOPEKA, Kansas - A key Republican legislator said Wednesday she was hopeful two days of education policy meetings will give her colleagues some sense of direction for the 2014 session.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Taxpayers may comment on spending priorities for public schools at a hearing planned this month in Champaign.
DENVER - Colorado voters Tuesday soundly rejected a $1 billion income tax hike for school funding.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Anchorage School District is planning meetings to ask the public how it should deal with a projected $23 million budget shortfall for next school year.