NEW MEXICO: Asking for More
- Kentucky lawmakers increase school technology funding 218% to $127M. // Electronic Education Report;06/24/98, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p6
Reports that the Kentucky Legislature has voted to increase funding for the state's Master Technology Plan for the 1998-2000 funding cycle. Awarding of funds based on the school districts' unmet need and average daily attendance; Priority projects for districts under the plan; Move to meet the...
- $23 Billion 'Jobs Fund' Will Avert Teacher Layoffs. // Economic Opportunity Report;2010, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p7
The article reports on the capability of the 23 billion U.S. dollar education jobs fund of the Jobs for Main Street Act of 2010 to prevent teacher layoffs in the U.S.
- Florida schools group seeks constitution change. Gallo, Pete // Bond Buyer;09/02/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30221, p2
Reports that a coalition of Florida education advocates has launched a constitutional amendment campaign aimed to boost state aid to public schools.
- Arkansas School Officials: Funding Plan Should Include Capital Access. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;7/14/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31676, p4
Focuses on the disagreement between lawmakers and school administrators of Arkansas, regarding options to retool the public education financing formula of the state. Time stipulated by the state Supreme Court to the legislators for placing finance formula; Peril faced by the state; Adequacy...
- Texas School Districts Back in Court to Fight Finance Formula. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;12/5/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31278, p3
Reports on the plans of four school districts in Texas to request the Third Court of Appeals to reconsider a district court judge's ruling regarding the state's school finance formula. School districts' objections to the school funding by the state; Provisions of the school funding formula.
- Why shouldn't a DeVry student get state aid? Nowlan, James R. // Crain's Chicago Business;10/14/96, Vol. 19 Issue 42, p13
Opinion. Argues that 6,000 students at DeVry Institute in Illinois, who are eligible on a `need' basis for state student aid could not get aid because DeVry is a for-profit school. Information on bills that would authorize aid for students at regional accredited for-profit colleges in Illinois;...
- Pre-paid tuition plans popular, slow to increase access. Steinberg, Brian // Community College Week;08/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p5
Highlights a study conducted by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, which indicates that pre-paid tuition plans are used by middle-and upper-income families but do little to increase access to higher education. Reference to the findings of another study conducted by the...
- N.H. House backs bill to double amount of state aid to districts. Sommerfeld, Meg // Education Week;3/30/94, Vol. 13 Issue 27, p11
Reports on the approval by the New Hampshire House of a bill for funding the state's-school-aid-distribution formula. Impact of a state supreme court rule on New Hampshire' obligation to fund public education; Amount to be added into the K-12 education if the measure becomes law.
- Reform tax? Fee feud. Harp, Lonnie; Lindsay, Drew // Education Week;3/30/94, Vol. 13 Issue 27, p11
Reports on state policies for financing education. Property valuation under the Kentucky Education Reform Act; Utah legislators' rejection of a proposal by the school fees task force to replace textbook changes with state funds.