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How to use district funds dominates CPS board board forum put on by teachers union

Columbia Missourian 08 Feb 2023
Candidates for Columbia School Board met for their second forum of the campaign season Tuesday evening, where they answered questions on allocating district funds and attending bargaining meetings among other topics ... Funding ... Ferrao said she would have voted no on the funding based on the information she has ... Horn voted in favor of the funding.
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How to use district funds dominates CPS board forum put on by teachers union

Columbia Missourian 08 Feb 2023
Candidates for Columbia School Board met for their second forum of the campaign season Tuesday evening, where they answered questions on allocating district funds and attending bargaining meetings among other topics ... Funding ... Ferrao said she would have voted no on the funding based on the information she has ... Horn voted in favor of the funding.
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Kentucky lawmakers delve into classroom teacher shortage

The Dispatch 08 Feb 2023
But it’s an issue that we must address, because I truly believe that every child in Kentucky deserves a quality teacher in the classroom to help prepare them to deal with the issues of life.” ... The budget passed last year by the GOP-led legislature funded full-day kindergarten and poured money into teacher pensions and infrastructure.
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Lawmakers, educators discuss teacher shortage causes, solutions

Bowling Green Daily News 08 Feb 2023
On the first day back in Frankfort, a group of Kentucky legislators discussed how to address a statewide teacher shortage ... •A web portal of resources for teacher recruitment; ... •Funding for a model teacher recruitment and induction program;. •Funding for student teaching stipends and undergraduate teacher education scholarships;.
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Stitt agenda includes vouchers, support for private schools

The Ada News 08 Feb 2023
Stitt said voters “spoke loud and clear” in November in support of his “vision to create more options for kids.” And though legislators have previously removed zip code barriers, modernized the state’s per-pupil funding formula and raised teacher pay, more “strategic initiatives” ...
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TEXAS VIEW: Voucher plan would decimate public schools

Odessa American 08 Feb 2023
In a session that should be focused on school safety after the Uvalde massacre, teacher pay and retention, and permanent and equitable school funding, the top education priority for our state’s GOP leaders is vouchers ... Clay Robison, Texas State Teachers Association spokesperson, ...
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Johnson named Gerhold Family Teacher of the Year

The Columbus Telegram 08 Feb 2023
According to a press release about the award, “the Teacher of the Year award is made possible through funding from the William and Barbara Gerhold Family endowed fund. Besides supporting the annual teacher of the year award, this fund also provides an annual distribution of $3,500 ...
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School-choice advocates mount broader effort in Kentucky

Messenger-Inquirer 08 Feb 2023
They note that the state is struggling with a shortage of public school teachers, and that much more can be done to support public education ... The budget that lawmakers passed last year funded full-day kindergarten — and poured money into teacher pensions and infrastructure.
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Why California still doesn’t mandate dyslexia screening

Red Bluff Daily News 08 Feb 2023
Since 2015, legislators have funded dyslexia research, teacher training and the hiring of literacy coaches across California ... Instead, he listed more than $300 million in state investments made in the past two years to fund more reading coaches, new teacher credentialing requirements and teacher training.
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VICTOR JOECKS: Goalie’s bankruptcy shows folly of blindly increasing education spending

Las Vegas Review-Journal 08 Feb 2023
Over the past two decades, governors twice pushed through record tax hikes to boost public school funding ... Look at Democrats’ plan to spend $250 million to raise teacher pay ... In the Clark County School District, an influx in funding led to fewer teachers at low-performing and majority minority schools.
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VICTOR JOECKS: Golden Knights goalie’s bankruptcy shows folly of blindly increasing education spending

Las Vegas Review-Journal 08 Feb 2023
Over the past two decades, governors twice pushed through record tax hikes to boost public school funding ... Look at Democrats’ plan to spend $250 million to raise teacher pay ... In the Clark County School District, an influx in funding led to fewer teachers at low-performing and majority minority schools.
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Watauga Education Foundation rewards $27,000 in grants to Watauga County teachers

Watauga Democrat 08 Feb 2023
WATAUGA — The Watauga Education Foundation awarded 35 teachers in the county a total of $27,000 in grants to fund projects that promote innovative learning ... Grant funds will purchase a collection of books to help students (PreK-8) learn and help teachers teach the Positive Behavior Framework expectations, and will benefit the school for many years.
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Watauga Education Foundation awards $27,000 in grants to Watauga County teachers

Watauga Democrat 08 Feb 2023
WATAUGA — The Watauga Education Foundation awarded 35 teachers in the county a total of $27,000 in grants to fund projects that promote innovative learning ... Grant funds will purchase a collection of books to help students (PreK-8) learn and help teachers teach the Positive Behavior Framework expectations, and will benefit the school for many years.
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Reynolds signs 3% school funding increase into law

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 08 Feb 2023
DES MOINES — Iowa K-12 schools will get a 3 percent funding boost under a bill Gov ... "This results in a $1.19 billion increase in K-12 education funding since 2012," Reynolds said in a statement ... The bill also includes a 3 percent boost for categorical funds like the teacher leadership supplement and transportation equity.
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Gov. Whitmer announces fiscal year 2024 budget

Press & Guide 08 Feb 2023
Providing up to a $3,000 refundable tax credit to child care and preschool teachers ... Including continued support for the MI Future Educator Program (which provides a tuition free path for college students to become certified teachers) and funds to retain and develop existing teachers through mentorship programs.

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