Tag: Lawmakers

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

State lawmakers making school leadership a top priority

November 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

A report issued this year from New Leaders suggests that states’ growing efforts to develop and retain strong school leaders is a shift away from an era in which “when many states did not recognize the critical role principals and […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Connecticut considers plan to cover college completion costs

February 12, 2018

Via: Education Week

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are considering a different approach from other states to help students cover the high cost of college. Instead of offering free community college tuition, legislators in this cash-strapped state are debating whether to create […]


Missouri lawmakers pass $3.4B in basic aid for K-12 schools

May 5, 2017

Via: Education Week

Missouri lawmakers have approved a budget plan that would give $3.4 billion in basic aid to public K-12 schools. The roughly $48 million increase sent to Gov. Eric Greitens’ desk on Thursday would mean Missouri meets funding goals called for […]

Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Florida lawmakers push personalized learning

March 2, 2016

Via: eSchool News

Five Lake County (Fla.) schools are working this year to give students more personalized lessons, ones that allow them to move ahead faster, if they are ready, or to get more tailored help, if they are struggling. It is an […]