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SPS used pandemic aid to hire 181 employees. With funding gone, how many jobs will remain?

Springfield News-Leader 20 May 2024
The federal pandemic funding Springfield Public Schools used to hire 181 temporary positions will end this summer ... You'll see assistant principals coach and support a teacher with a lesson plan."Boosting reserve fund balance during pandemic.

Troy teachers plan to picket at school board meeting

The Oakland Press 20 May 2024
“The Troy School District is sitting on a massive fund balance, yet district leaders refuse to fairly compensate local teachers and treat us with dignity,” said Alex Benitez, a teacher at International Academy East.

Show your appreciation for teachers by voting for their support

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 20 May 2024
Yet, for all too long, our teachers have faced inadequate public school funding and attacks from parents and communities as they work diligently to do their jobs.

Corpus Christi ISD honors 'recognized', 'exemplary' and 'master' teachers

Caller Times 20 May 2024
At a time when Texas lawmakers have neglected to increase public school funding, the Teacher Incentive Allotment is one way school districts can access state dollars to reward high-performing teachers.

South Orangetown Middle School students explore design, creativity with birdhouse project

Lohud 20 May 2024
South Orangetown Middle School technology teacher Louis Chugranis and art teacher Tatiana DiPierno are collaborating on an interdisciplinary art and design habitat installation project that was funded ...

Legislature puts Autauga school tax vote on November ballot

Montgomery Advertiser 20 May 2024
PRATTVILLE − A tax to help fund schools in Autauga County will be on the Nov ... The money would be used for maintaining current facilities as well as preserving teacher units and a bonus system for teachers and staff, Woodfin said.

Jeffco Public Schools, teachers union strike deal for 5% cost-of-living raises

Denver Post 20 May 2024
Jeffco Public Schools substitute teacher arrested on child sex assault, abuse charges Education . ... But despite more money going to K-12 schools, DPS has said it’s not enough to fully fund teacher raises for the 2024-25 academic year.

Baltimore parents should demand more from educators | GUEST COMMENTARY

Baltimore Sun 20 May 2024
An extreme example of this is the approach of, funded by the Gates Foundation, which claims that when teachers equate incorrect answers with “wrongness,” they reinforce and “white supremacy.”.

Empowering students, parents to create their own path to success | Oscar Williams

Reno Gazette Journal 20 May 2024
WCSD board president Beth Smith said in an interview on March 14 that the school board's job was to provide "funding and programs that match what their futures look like for them.” ... I seek an ideal ratio of students to teachers.

Meet the candidates running for Iowa House District 42 in Ankeny

Des Moines Register 20 May 2024
But bitter debates over vouchers, tearing apart the Area Education Agencies and special education services, and a decade of underfunding have hurt the framework of Iowa’s education system and made it harder for teachers to do their jobs.

Daywatch: Illinois lawmakers head into session’s final days

Chicago Tribune 20 May 2024
The Chicago Teachers Union and the city’s public school system are seeking an increase in funding ... (Stacey Wescott/Chicago Tribune) 3 women allege grooming, sexual misconduct by former high school teacher and coach.

Burlington Notre Dame announces Pot ‘O Blue and Gold winners

The Hawk Eye 20 May 2024
Burlington Notre Dame has announced the winners of this year’s Pot O’ Blue and Gold drawing ... All proceeds from the Pot O’ Bule and Gold drawing benefit Notre Dame Teacher’s retirement funds and technological improvements for the school. .

Cumberland Democrats out of step with budget priorities because of Republican control

The Fayetteville Observer 20 May 2024
Lawmakers have some extra funds to ... Cumberland County Democrats joined most legislative Democrats and voted against the budget, citing insufficient funding for state employee salaries and teacher pay.

Election 2024 guide: Goulding, Velto in Democratic primary for Nevada Assembly District 27

Reno Gazette Journal 20 May 2024
We need to focus on adequately funding education, getting smaller class sizes, increasing teacher pay, prioritizing the needs of students and ensuring every student has school lunches – which the governor vetoed last session.

Meet the candidates running for Iowa House District 51 in Nevada, Huxley, Maxwell

Des Moines Register 20 May 2024
To address this, a user-friendly website,, could facilitate connections between prospective teachers and districts ... Cancel school vouchers, increase school funding to match for inflation, reinstate prior AEA relationships.

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