Daily News Roundup

State-focused education finance and advocacy news from newspapers and media outlets around the country

April 12, 2017

IL-School Funding Bill ‘Is a Complete Game Changer’

School Funding Bill “Is A Complete Game Changer” Lawmakers have been trying to change the way Illinois funds schools for years now, with no luck. But […]
April 12, 2017

Maine Has Strayed from School Funding Fairness, and it Needs to Find its way Back (Commentary)

Maine has strayed from school funding fairness, and it needs to find its way back The shifting of education costs to municipalities places a burden on […]
April 11, 2017

Connecticut Graduation Rates Climbing as Malloy Rethinks School Funding

Connecticut graduation rates climbing as Malloy rethinks school funding Malloy said the steady increase in statewide graduation rates since 2011 is a cause for celebration, but […]
April 11, 2017

Kansas Legislators Adjourn but Leave Weighty To-Do List

Kansas Legislators Adjourn But Leave Weighty To-Do List Kansas legislators hit adjournment Friday with some big tasks left for their wrap-up session that starts May 1. […]