Category Archives: School Funding

Happy 2011 – what does it have in store for education?

Hello readers! My apologies for the recent lack of posts – December was, as you can understand, a busy time. Teachers don’t think too much about the change of the year since they are still in the same academic year, … Continue reading

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In-State Tuition for Illegal Immigrants

“In a unanimous decision, the California Supreme Court ruled [on November 15] that illegal immigrants can be eligible for the same reduced tuition at public colleges and universities as legal residents of the state.” I meant to write about … Continue reading

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If I had $3 million… here’s how I would change education.

All of us have a list in our head of what we would do if we suddenly received a few million dollars. My list includes the predictable beautiful vacation home(s) and unlimited world travel, but I’ve also designated an unspecified … Continue reading

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New York’s Board of Regents and Failing Students

The New York Times reported on Tuesday ( that the New York State Board of Regents is likely to “excuse school districts from a requirement to provide extra help to all students who fail the state’s standardized exams, a number … Continue reading

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