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Hoffman: A complicated formula

Rutland Herald 16 Jun 2021
certain students who cost more to educate are counted as more than one person — given more weight — as a means to provide the additional funding to their school district ... Vermont currently provides targeted funding for transportation, special education, small schools and school ...
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Once-in-a-decade plan aims to tackle equity gaps and reverse ‘financial trauma’ at Illinois colleges and universities

Dispatch Argus 16 Jun 2021
revamping state funding for public universities, improving graduation rates for students of color and retaining top talent to feed the state’s workforce needs ... When MAP was first created in 2002, it was funded at a level that allowed all eligible students attending colleges in Illinois to receive scholarships.
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Paulding school board hears about Panthers SOAR

The Crescent News 16 Jun 2021
Paid for with federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds (ESSER), the camp was for students who may have needed extra help, or who may have fallen behind due to the pandemic ... "It was wonderful because it was held off-site at the Parc Lane Training Center, and because it included students from Paulding and Oakwood," said Kohart.
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Aid underfunded school districts

The Scranton Times-Tribune 16 Jun 2021
Because lawmakers in Harrisburg choose to fund education inadequately local taxpayers must try to cover the shortfall and high-poverty districts don’t have the resources to pay for what their students need ... More funding will mean higher teacher salaries, stronger teachers, better student outcomes and economic benefits to all Pennsylvanians.
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Farrell school board hold line on taxes for 3rd consecutive year

The Sharon Herald 16 Jun 2021
FARRELL – Farrell Area School board on Monday passed a balanced 2021-22 budget without raising taxes or dipping into the fund balance ... He said with the pandemic, more students have converted to cyber school. The district is charged tuition for every student who goes to a cyber/charter school.
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Edtech platform ApplyBoard raises $300M with key focus on India

The Siasat Daily 16 Jun 2021
“We are excited by the opportunities this funding will provide as a significant part of this funding will help us further step up the product and business growth in India and support students wishing to study abroad along their journey,” said Karunn Kandoi, GM and Head of India Operations at ApplyBoard India.
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Blended virtual program available for students this fall

The Star Democrat 16 Jun 2021
DENTON — The Eastern Shore of Maryland Education Consortium Blended Virtual Program is available to students enrolled in a public school on Maryland’s Eastern Shore ... Counties may enroll over the number of slots sponsored by grant funds, and those students would paid for by that county school system. The goal is 300 students.
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After year of uncertainty, what do Oklahoma schools have planned for next year?

The Ponca City News 16 Jun 2021
“As we’re starting to bring people together in person this summer, you can see the excitement that our school officials have to get back to work for students without the dark cloud of COVID-19,” Hime said ... State education funding also will increase this year ... Sulphur received about $4 million in total stimulus funds to support its 1,400 students.
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Sarasota school leaders irked by board member's Fox News interview as money issues linger

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 16 Jun 2021
The number of students who show up directly impacts how much funding the district gets and how many staff are hired ... will not be enough money if a larger influx of students across the state return to classrooms or opt to take a state-funded voucher to attend a private school.
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Schools seek public input on spending $23 million in federal funding

The Maryville Daily Times 16 Jun 2021
1 to submit plans for spending more than $23 million in federal stimulus funding, and they are taking different approaches to gather required public feedback ... The ACS website also includes a brief survey, explaining that 20% of the funding must be used to help with learning losses from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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LR school for older students endorsed as a model for state

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 16 Jun 2021
The state Charter Authorizing Panel on Tuesday endorsed plans to duplicate Little Rock's Excel Center charter school model for students 19 and older at sites in Springdale, Jonesboro and Fort Smith ... The Excel Centers are not eligible for traditional school funding from the state because of the age of the students.
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Mackenzie Scott makes large gifts to 3 Florida schools

Provo Daily Herald 16 Jun 2021
In 2020, Scott made two similar surprise announcements in which she donated a combined $6 billion to fund COVID-19 relief, gender equity, historically Black colleges and universities and other schools ... The school will use the donation for programs aimed at helping students succeed at the university and fund research by faculty, Cartwright said.
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Michigan Legislature passes $6.6 billion in federal virus aid

Crains Detroit Business 16 Jun 2021
The supplemental budget bill — one of two to advance in the Legislature — would account for all but about $362 million in unallocated school funding from U.S ... Negotiations continue over the 2021-22 budget and how to use billions in other virus funding.
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Michigan Legislature passes $6.6 billion in federal coronavirus aid

Crains Detroit Business 16 Jun 2021
The supplemental budget bill — one of two to advance in the Legislature — would account for all but about $362 million in unallocated school funding from U.S ... Negotiations continue over the 2021-22 budget and how to use billions in other virus funding.
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In Times of Need: Burkhardt Memorial Scholarship

The Scranton Times-Tribune 16 Jun 2021
The organization has raised about 25% of what it needs to fund the ... “This scholarship doesn’t only provide the students with funding needed for higher education, but it also focuses attention on local issues and kindles love for the Northeast Pennsylvania community,” Trushina said.

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