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Commentary: Let Florida voters decide fate of education funding formula

Melody Johnson, chair, Volusia County School Board(Photo: Special to The News-Press) It’s been said that “Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.” But Tallahassee has transformed that golden door into lead when it comes to the finances of many school districts across Florida. Volusia County taxpayers, parents and students alike are […]

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School Based Mental Health Services Reduce School Violence

We live in a complicated world requiring complex skills. We must prepare our children to cope and to compete. They need reading, social studies, science and math more than ever, but they also need social skills, problem solving, superior reasoning and good mental health. There is a societal need to reduce the incidence of violence […]

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Local officials critical of education funding

School districts in Lycoming County are in line to receive increases in basic education and special education funding under Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed budget for 2017-18, but not enough to balance the rising costs of retirement, health care and general expenses that administrators cannot control, local school officials say. “The state is not keeping up […]

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Don seeks improved funding of educational system

PHOTO: google.com/search? A Don, Prof. Ayo Omotayo, has urged all tiers of government to improve on funding of the Nigerian educational system to discourage parents from taking their children abroad for studies.‎Omotayo, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Lagos State University (LASU), made the plea on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria […]

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Which Future For Libraries?

Will libraries becoming increasingly virtual, the librarian becoming a knowledge navigator? Or will libraries disappear as the world goes wifi – will

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President stresses on corporate funding for development of educational institutions

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:November 19, 2016 2:38 pm “Irrespective of race, gender, faith or socio-economic background, institutions of higher learning are a place where merit triumphs over individual identities, in pursuit of excellence.” (President Pranab Mukherjee – File Photo) Asserting that higher educational institutions are the torch bearers of progress, President Pranab […]

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Nevada Supreme Court: Education Savings Accounts Are Constitutional, Funding Mechanism Isn't

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court of Nevada today upheld the constitutionality of the nation’s most expansive educational choice law. However, the court ruled that the funding mechanism the legislature adopted is unconstitutional. If the legislature creates a new funding mechanism — as it could and should in a special session — then the […]

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Spotlight on Success Program to Benefit Arizona Schools

For many years, the Arizona schools that have made many positive strides toward improving education. Keywords: school, schools, arizona, arizona schools Article Body: For many years, the Arizona schools have experienced a lot of negative publicity that affects its ability to recruit talent, garner extra funding, and keep students in the public school system. Current […]

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School Based Mental Health Services Reduce School Violence

We live in a complicated world requiring complex skills. We must prepare our children to cope and to compete. They need reading, social studies, science and math more than ever, but they also need social skills, problem solving, superior reasoning and good mental health. There is a societal need to reduce the incidence of violence […]

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Michigan Schools Shore Up a Failing School System

While other states and school districts are searching for progressive and innovative methods to improve student achievement and graduation rates, the Michigan Schools continue to shore up the current failing system, according to The Detroit News. Rather than improving the current system, teachers’ unions act as oversight bullies, the Michigan schools, while complaining that funds […]

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McAllen Medical Center Foundation Provides Educational Funding to McAllen Family Medicine …

MCALLEN – The McAllen Family Medicine Residency Program is benefiting from a recent $13,000 donation from the McAllen Medical Center Foundation to assist residents with scholarly activities that promote healthcare in the South Texas community.  The McAllen Medical Center Foundation is a non-profit entity established in 1993 to fund charitable and educational causes.  The McAllen Medical Center […]

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The High Costs Of Homeschooling

Most people think that homeschooling is cheap since there is no need to pay for school fees and other miscellaneous fees. However, that is further than the truth. Keywords: homeschooling, homeschooling curriculum, homeschooling resources, homeschooling online Article Body: Most people think that homeschooling is cheap since there is no need to pay for school fees […]

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Fitch Affirms Educational Funding of the South Inc., Series 2012-1; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK, Jun 19, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Fitch Ratings affirms the senior notes at ‘AAAsf’ and the subordinate notes at ‘AAsf’, issued by Educational Funding of the South, Inc. 2003 Indenture, Series 2012-1. The Rating Outlook on all notes, which is tied to the sovereign rating of the U.S. government, is Stable. KEY RATING […]

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Humane Educational Society seeks increase in funding

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (HES) – The Humane Educational Society (HES) provided a presentation to members of the Hamilton County Commission today to request an increase in their annual funding to meet critical needs of the shelter. Executive Director of HES Robert Citrullo, is concerned about the condition of the over 70-year old facility and how it […]

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