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De Blasio Calls for Increases Public in Education Spending – Stiff Arms Charter Schools

Last week, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio made education a cornerstone of his first budget proposal as mayor. De blasio called for an expansion of education funding as part of his initial $73 billion plan. “This budget must reflect a progressive agenda,” said de Blasio.  While running for mayor De Blasiop pledged to diminish the gap between […]

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Obama’s 2014 Budget Proposal and the Impacts on Education Spending

President Barack Obama released his budget proposal for 2014 yesterday. The budget includes increases in Pell Grants and spending on Federal Work-Study and job-training programs at community colleges, reports the Chronicle of Higher Education. The complete education budget is outlined on the White House’s website, here. For a look at the education budget as compared […]

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Mayor Bloomberg’s Final Budget Slashes Teacher Jobs, Afterschool Programs

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s preliminary budget, which was unveiled last week, envisions a $70.1 billion plan for the next fiscal year that includes the loss of hundreds of teachers through attrition and other classroom cuts, according to DNA Info. The budget got a boost from rising tax revenues. But it also reflects the possible loss of […]

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Who Will Pay for iPads in Class?

More teachers are incorporating iPads into the classroom through grants, government funds for technology, and nonprofit Web sites—and some are even bringing in their personal devices. As more teachers use the iPad, Apple is also offering materials on how their products can be funded.

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Cuomo Budget Increases Funding to Private Schools

The Wall Street Journal reports that Governor Cuomo has proposed increasing funding to nonpublic schools by $117 million, or 13 percent, to accomplish managerial tasks mandated by the state.

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