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Luzerne County school districts short $373M for adequate funding, study concludes

The Citizens' Voice 24 Sep 2023
7 that “students attending low wealth districts are being deprived of equal protection of law” and that the school funding system violates the state constitution ... to build a public school funding system that meets the needs of students, a system where funding is no longer determined by a community’s property values.

Schreiner kicks off Hill Country College Fund

Hill Country Community Journal 24 Sep 2023
The annual kick-off event for Schreiner University’s Hill Country College Fund drive for this year was at the Cailloux Student Center last Tuesday evening ... Last year the Hill Country College Fund campaign raised $1.2 million to help students from the Hill Country with tuition at Schreiner.

Hand over Unity Schools to Old Students, Ibrahim-Imam Tells FG

This Day 24 Sep 2023
The outgoing President of the King’s College Old Boys Association (KCOBA), Alhaji Kashim Ibrahim-Imam, has called on the federal government to hand over the unity schools to the old students of the schools ... According to him, out of the three students from Borno State, two were Yoruba, while one was Igbo.

University of Pittsburgh says it's willing to freeze in-state tuition in 2024-25 — if it ...

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 24 Sep 2023
“While the University of Pittsburgh has yet to receive state funding for the current academic year, we remain hopeful that our lawmakers will maintain their nearly 60-year partnership with the university and support our efforts to provide Pennsylvania students and their families with an in-state tuition discount,” read the statement.

Commentary: Virginia families seek diversity in education

The Roanoke Times 24 Sep 2023
The flexibility of ESAs opens up more opportunities for students of every income bracket to reach their dreams through personalized education that fits their needs and caters to their unique learning styles ... Every Oklahoma student is now eligible to claim the tax credit of up to $7,000 to cover educational expenses.

Gulf Islands School District to close its last alternative school after no one enrolls

North Shore News 24 Sep 2023
The Gulf Islands School District will close Phoenix Elementary School on Salt Spring Island after no one enrolled in classes this year at the last publicly funded alternative school in the district. Deputy superintendent D’Arcy Deacon said that staff and students at the two-room school have moved to other schools within School District 64.

Citrus County’s water resources protection efforts deserve praise

Citrus County Chronicle 24 Sep 2023
19 stormwater was approved and funded by the Florida Legislature in the mid-1980s, keeping much of untreated, polluted highway stormwater from entering Kings Bay, Hunter Springs and Three Sisters Springs ... Crystal River school students are participating in the Save Crystal River program, learning the importance of preserving our natural waterways.

Life in an IIT | 'Study, participate in events and live your hostel life,' IIT-BHU student suggests

Indian Express 24 Sep 2023
I n Class 11, I went for the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana exam (a government-funded scholarship that aims to encourage students to take up research) ... So I started preparing for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) ... When I came here to the IIT-BHU hostel, I was surprised to see the rooms that were too small to accommodate three students ... .

Hochul recognizes SUNY schools’ placements in latest US News and World Report

The Saratogian 23 Sep 2023
It includes an investment of $1.3 billion in new funding for SUNY State-operated campus capital projects and $106 million for SUNY community colleges; $163 million in new, recurring general operating aid for SUNY State-operated campuses; and $75 million for one-time investments ...

Parents, private school owners sound off over Florida's school voucher program after not getting money

WPTV 23 Sep 2023
While the first installments should have been deposited at the beginning of the month, Owens said that none of her students' state voucher funds has kicked in ... "With this tremendous growth, it remains important that the Department of Education, as well as Step Up for Students, ...

Whittier-area school districts get $200k to help combat student homelessness

San Gabriel Valley Tribune 23 Sep 2023
Whittier-area school districts this week cheered awards of $20,000 each to help fund efforts to combat student homelessness and address other needs ... 21, to fund efforts to combat student homelessness ... 21, to fund efforts to combat student homelessness ... 21, to fund efforts to combat student homelessness.

UAPB receives $1M for STEM

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 23 Sep 2023
UAPB will use the NSF S-STEM award to support low-income, academically talented students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) ... The grant will fund curricular and co-curricular activities supporting these students' success, transfer, retention and graduation in STEM ... He will be part of the S-STEM student selection committee.

Not a single student was proficient in math. Not one student

Democratic Underground 23 Sep 2023
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University of Iowa wants $50M from state to improve rural health care

News-Press Now 23 Sep 2023
UNI, seeking a $5.8 million general funding bump, also wants $2.5 million more to support its efforts to recruit more students into the teaching profession. "The funding will allow (UNI) to provide stipends to cover costs for teacher education students during their student ...

Cooper: Budget shorts early childhood education

Winston-Salem Journal 23 Sep 2023
It's expected to provide about $3,860 per classroom to each of the 2,098 NC Pre-K funded classrooms serving North Carolina students this year ... He's also unhappy with provisions that he said provide public funds for vouchers for students to attend private schools, with the assistance available even to wealthy parents.

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