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CCSD’s budget grows slightly for 22-23 amid enrollment loss

Las Vegas Review-Journal 18 May 2022
An increase in per-pupil funding, or money that is guaranteed to each district from the state based on the number of students, was offset this year by enrollment loss. Per-pupil funding in the district this year increased from $7,264 to $7,361, , but the district is projecting an enrollment loss of 2,446 students.

Ascension Fund Grant provides first grade students with the tools to grow as emerging readers.

The Advocate 18 May 2022
Donaldsonville Primary first grade teacher Beth Bourgeois was able to teach with a complete guided reading classroom library thanks to an Ascension Fund Grant ... The 2021-2022 Ascension Fund awarded Bourgeois a $1,000 Teacher Grant titled, "Level Up! Reading" funded by the Claude & Carolyn Songy Endowment.

California public schools get whopping $128.3 Billion under Newsom’s budget proposal

East Bay Times 18 May 2022
The cash will fund universal transitional kindergarten, college savings accounts for all students, school facilities, youth mental health and teacher training and recruitment, among other needs illuminated by the coronavirus pandemic, he said ... $500 million to fund residencies, or learning programs, for school counselors and teachers.

LAUSD expects enrollment to plummet by an ‘alarming’ 30% in the next decade

The Los Angeles Times 18 May 2022
District leaders also are trying to plan for the best use of historically high education funding that some experts warn is likely to be short-lived ... One such existing effort, Primary Promise, has put an additional teacher into classrooms at struggling schools — and was substantially funded with COVID-relief dollars.

Prosecutors: NYC investment adviser blamed in $5 billion fraud

Times Free Press 18 May 2022
"Pension funds for so many retirees, religious organizations, and essential workers — from laborers in ... The SEC said AGI US marketed and sold the strategy to about 114 institutional investors, including pension funds for teachers, clergy, bus drivers, engineers and others.

Prosecutors: NYC investment adviser blamed in $5B fraud

Federal News Radio 18 May 2022
“Pension funds for so many retirees, religious organizations, and essential workers — from laborers in Alaska, ... The SEC said AGI US marketed and sold the strategy to about 114 institutional investors, including pension funds for teachers, clergy, bus drivers, engineers and others.

Hager students benefiting from new preschool program

Messenger-Inquirer 18 May 2022
The Owensboro Public Schools Board of Education made the decision at the beginning of this school year to separate from the federally funded Kentucky Head Start program, a decision that Hager Preschool teachers have lauded ... She also said students and teachers alike have enjoyed this new system.

Board raises teacher pay to highest in region

Odessa American 18 May 2022
Raising starting teacher pay to $58,750 ... “At this point, we will have the highest teacher salary in our region,” which Muri said will help retain and attract people ... He asked that the board use Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds to offer a retention stipend for teachers as they are leaving the profession like never before.

Column: ‘Kid Governor®’ program to boost 5th grade civics

The Duncan Banner 18 May 2022
The Kid Governor® civics program, a project of the Connecticut Democracy Project, will provide teachers with grade-level lesson plans; OICA is working to prepare a positive video to encourage these youth to understand that they can make a difference by voting when they are old enough, and with how the process works.

Architect of Allianz fraud made $60 mln as he lied to investors, U.S. says

Reuters 18 May 2022
funds unit of Allianz SE (ALVG.DE) relied on the German insurer's good name to lure investors and thrived from a lack of oversight as he pocketed $60 million in pay, U.S ... Two other fund managers pleaded guilty and were cooperating ... pension funds, from those for labourers in Alaska to teachers in Arkansas and subway workers in New York.

Amesbury School Committee cuts $477,589 but no current positions

Newburyport Daily News 18 May 2022
Long-term substitute funding ($67,000) was also cut from McAndrews’ new budget proposal, as was. $7,500 by eliminating new building professional development funding; $42,283 in estimated teacher pay column moves; and $10,000 was saved by eliminating a student activity audit.

Moglix, Livspace Backer Jungle Ventures Hits Final Close Of Fourth Vc Fund At $600 Mn | Mint

Live Mint 18 May 2022
Jungle Ventures, which counts Indian startup unicorns such as Moglix and Livspace as its investee companies, has marked the final close of its fourth Southeast Asia and India focused venture capital (VC) fund at $600 million, which is higher than its initial target corpus of $350 million ... Premium Behind the front-running case at Axis Mutual Fund.

Letters: Teach all students Spanish as second language

The Post and Courier 18 May 2022
Monday’s Post and Courier discussed Dorchester School District 2 and its request for a tax hike to fund a cost-of-living pay increase for teachers and staff ... Let’s face it, South Carolina has already won the race to the bottom in public education rankings in the United States, and teacher vacancies are at an exceedingly elevated level.

Report finds reception children have fallen behind due to Covid-19 disruption

AOL 18 May 2022
“Our ambitious recovery plan continues to roll out across the country, with nearly £5 billion invested in high-quality tutoring, world-class training for teachers and early years practitioners, additional funding for schools, and extending time in colleges by 40 hours a year.

Jessica Vega Pederson is headed to a runoff in the race for Multnomah County chair

The Oregonian 18 May 2022
... increased funding for both ... She wants to work on increasing county contract-funded wages ... Vega Pederson has been endorsed by the Latino Network Action Fund, the Portland Association of Teachers, Pro-Choice Oregon, Portland Fire Fighters Local 43 and the Mother PAC, among others.

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