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Maine OKs 1st religious school for tuition reimbursement
Sep 23, 7:43 AM:

Maine is ready to fund tuition for some religious school students for the first time since a Supreme Court ruling in June ordered the state to treat those schools the same as other private schools regarding tuition reimbursement. >

With COVID Aid Pouring in, School Funding Ballot Initiatives Scarce This Year
Sep 22, 9:21 AM:

Education issues may determine who wins top political offices in November. But we're not seeing the usual raft of school-related ballot initiatives

COVID relief money helps Colorado schools pay for math and reading curriculum
Sep 22, 9:13 AM:

State officials announced Wednesday that 42 districts and 28 charter schools will receive grants to purchase reading curriculum for early elementary grades and math curriculum for elementary and middle school.

‘A wonderful journey’: This Staten Island charter school is receiving $10K in arts fundi
Sep 22, 9:08 AM:

With construction of a new building on track to provide more seats for students at Hellenic Classical Charter School in Bulls Head, Borough President Vito Fossella announced more than $10,000 in arts funding to the school on >

Missouri changes enrollment, funding and testing rules for full-time virtual learners
Sep 15, 7:00 AM:

Students no longer have to seek approval from their "home" district to enroll full-time with Missouri Course Access and Virtual School Program — or MOCAP — providers hosted by higher education institutions or school districts, >

Pennsylvania districts announce universal free breakfast program
Sep 14, 4:56 AM:

Governor Tom Wolf and local officials have announced a plan to provide universal free school breakfasts for 1.7 million students across the commonwealth this school year.

All Pennsylvania public and charter school kids will receive free breakfast this year
Sep 12, 10:23 AM:

More Pennsylvania kids will start their days with full stomachs due to a new program from the Wolf Administration.

The $21.5 million dollar initiation will bring free universal breakfast to 1.7 million kids, starting Oct. 1 >

Educators, counselors in Ohio say schools need more mental health resources
Aug 8, 10:51 AM:

It’s time for students in Ohio to start heading back to classrooms, but mental health experts and educators worry high anxiety levels in kids and teens could make for a difficult transition.

Opinion | School Districts Are Hoarding Federal Covid Funds
Aug 3, 8:22 AM:

The Recover Act would allow states and school districts to use their unspent dollars from the American Rescue Plan to issue Child Opportunity Scholarships directly to parents. The scholarships, targeted for low-income students, >

Here’s how $600M in COVID education money was spent
Jul 28, 10:21 AM:

Relief funds were spent on learning loss, educational technology, building and mental health.

New Goldwater Report Reveals How AZ Public School Spending Surged During Pandemic
Jul 27, 8:18 AM:

Unfortunately, these final months of the 2019-2020 school year now look less like an unprecedented disruption to K-12 education and more like the modest prologue to a nearly 2-year saga of previously unfathomable institutional >

Here’s What Schools Actually Did With The Billions In COVID Bucks
Jul 26, 8:32 AM:

Despite schools being shut down for months and receiving billions of dollars to install high-quality air-filtration systems during the COVID-19 pandemic, most of them never installed those systems, according to a Centers for >

Education notebook: Edge grants, charter school meeting, school supplies and more
Jul 25, 10:08 AM:

The Oklahoma State Department of Education is awarding $8.4 million in Edge grants to 87 schools across 32 districts to enhance school improvement programs, it announced Tuesday.

Will California’s $4.1-billion bet on ‘community schools’ transform K-12 education
Jul 21, 7:52 AM:

This plan dramatically expands the traditional definition of a public school, overhauling campuses into neighborhood centers that seek to comprehensively meet the needs of students.

Students Are Learning Well Again. But Full Recovery? That’s a Long Way Off.
Jul 19, 8:32 AM: A new report estimates that it may take students at least three to five years to recover from the pandemic. Federal relief money will most likely have run out by then.
Howard Fuller Collegiate Academy nearly two-thirds of the way toward raising $25 mil for new school
Jul 18, 8:10 AM: The development, which still needs city approval from Milwaukee's Board of Zoning Appeals, would add space for hundreds more students in the high-demand charter school.
Schools have spent little to address COVID learning loss
Jul 18, 8:02 AM: This despite data that indicates that learning slowed, especially among the youngest students, and gaps in achievement between Black and Hispanic students and their white and Asian peers widened during distance learning in >
NM needs to make all those education dollars work for kids
Jul 14, 9:41 AM: Change is hard, especially for large bureaucracies like New Mexico’s largest school district. But change is necessary at APS. That’s not just the Rio Grande Foundation’s view; it is the conclusion of the Legislative Finance >
Biden Administration Boosts Grants for Community Schools, Sharpens Funding Priorities
Jul 13, 7:46 AM: The Biden administration will prioritize community schools that provide integrated support, expanded learning opportunities, collaborative leadership, and family and community engagement when awarding $68 million in grants through >
Massive Financial Infusion Needed for Rural Schools, Mass. Panel Finds
Jul 13, 7:09 AM: Commissioners said the Massachusetts Legislature should launch and "fully fund" a new account to reimburse rural schools for the costs of school transportation and create incentives for hiring more drivers, among other possible >



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