Tag: money

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

State auditor to probe how community colleges spent money meant to hire full-time faculty

June 29, 2022

Via: EdSource

Community college faculty groups, claiming local officials are misspending money meant to hire more full-time professors, have won the attention of state lawmakers who ordered an audit that will be conducted this year. At issue is $100 million lawmakers approved […]

Education Economics

Report: More money doesn’t exactly mean raises for teachers

October 7, 2016

Via: Education Week

A new report sheds lights on the millions of additional dollars announced earlier this year by the state for teacher salaries in Tennessee. According to The Tennessean (, the state Comptroller of the Treasury report explains that when Gov. Bill […]

News, Secondary Education

Missouri sues closed Kansas City charter school for $3.7M

January 26, 2016

Via: Education Week

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri sued a now-closed Kansas City charter school on Monday to recover $3.7 million the state paid the school based on what it said were false and inflated figures for student attendance. Attorney General Chris […]