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Pair of special education bills in Washington Legislature would increase funding for local districts

The Spokesman-Review 20 Mar 2023
Learning loss from school closures was exacerbated for students with disabilities, leading the Legislature to prioritize special education funding this session ... Right now, the state caps funding based on the percentage of enrolled students receiving special education out of the total number of students.

Legislative committee approves bill to create a needs-based scholarship program

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 20 Mar 2023
The bill was approved Wednesday and would amend the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship to include additional funds for students based on their financial needs ... Under the Academic Challenge Scholarship, which is funded by the lottery and $20 million in general revenue funds, students are awarded funds based on their year in college.

‘Not a radical idea’: Students, staff, supporters march over Brooklyn Bridge for CUNY funding

The Villager 20 Mar 2023
Days after the state legislature proposed hundreds of millions of dollars in new investments for City University of New York, close to 100 students and faculty members rallied for additional funding as they seek a tuition-free CUNY and a better quality of education ... Students, ...

DeSantis’s budget proposal encourages school choice

News Chief 20 Mar 2023
In the 2022-23 year, 2,055 SEU students were awarded EASE funds – 59% of full-time traditional undergraduate students and 35% of non-traditional undergraduate students. Additionally, 90% of the students at our partner site locations throughout Florida receive EASE funds.

Student housing: State’s promise to build more dorms hits setbacks

Longview News-Journal 20 Mar 2023
“Effectively the governor’s budget maintains the overall funding commitment for these two student housing programs,” said Michelle Nguyen of the Department of Finance, an office in the governor’s administration ... It’s important that “we have the funding available and not delayed in ...

Richmond school board considers use of mental health grant

The Voice 20 Mar 2023
Richmond school officials recently contemplated potential uses for a student mental health grant, with the superintendent recommending using the funds for counselors ... Funds can also be used for other mental health services or products necessary to improve and maintain mental health of students and staff.

We shouldn’t fund a broken education system | Opinion

Penn Live 20 Mar 2023
In the recent Commonwealth Court ruling on Pennsylvania’s school funding system, the Court acknowledged something we have known for some time - that funding is not the sole answer to improving student outcomes ... While we must review our structure for funding education, we shouldn’t ...

All Maryland counties turn in school plan. Approval, tied to funding, awaits

Herald Mail 20 Mar 2023
The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future is legislation passed during the last few years from Annapolis that, in theory, influences every public school student in the state ... School funding tied to board approving plans ... The next step will be making sure each jurisdiction’s plan met the requirement or funds could be withheld.

Free College Proposed to Fill In-Demand Colorado Jobs

Pagosa Daily Post 20 Mar 2023
Already more than 2,000 students have enrolled, and leaders hope that with ongoing investment, they can reach many more ... During a news conference, Polis didn’t commit to extending funding when it runs out ... He said the state is collecting data on how the program serves students to someday make the case why these programs might need more funding.


Victoria Advocate 20 Mar 2023
For more than 35 years, Thurgood Marshall College Fund has awarded more than $300 million in assistance to students attending HBCUs ... View original content to download multimedia.https.//

Millions of student-loan borrowers will experience 'devastating' delays in debt relief if a GOP proposal ...

Business Insider 20 Mar 2023
A 22% spending reduction would cut $468 million to service financial aid, and if funding were kept at the 2022 ... But the agency already has a lot on its plate with minimal resources, given Congress approved a budget last year that did not increase Federal Student Aid's funding.

Fintech company Intuit funds solar training in coal country

Solar Builder 20 Mar 2023
The Coalfield Solar Fund provides multiyear grant funding to help bring solar power, job training, and hands-on student learning opportunities in the solar energy industry to communities in Virginia and West Virginia ... The Coalfield Solar Fund establishes in-classroom, educational ...

Advocates and lawmakers hope bills to benefit youth beat crossover deadline

Wtop 20 Mar 2023
Obse Abede and Marcus Ross say one of the best ways to improve student achievement is for public schools to offer free breakfast and lunch ... “Students having breakfast and lunch can help with so many other things.” ... Washington said the current program serves about 2,000 students, but the additional funding could benefit about 6,000 students.

Andhra Pradesh govt disburses Rs 699 crore for students’ education fee reimbursement

Financial Express 20 Mar 2023
These funds will be directly credited into the bank accounts of the students’ mothers, the statement said.Also Read ... While releasing the funds on Sunday, Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy pointed out that Jagananna Vidya Devena scheme was introduced with the single aim of offering higher education to poor students.

Idaho’s ESA movement hit a wall. It’s got a new strategy now: incrementalism.

Longview News-Journal 20 Mar 2023
The extension, , used $50 million in federal funds to continue the program ... Like that previous legislation, their new bill, , builds upon the Empowering Parents, Empowering Students program by adding an ESA pilot program for up to five years that provides up to $6,000 of public funds for private school tuition to up to 2,000 students a year.

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