Seattle, WA - School districts faced with large budget gaps could avoid some or all teacher layoffs by rolling back salaries.
Jul 30 2009
Jul 20 2009
Seattle, WA - In this recessionary climate of depressed revenues and budget cuts for education, school districts across the U.S. would be foolhardy not to rethink paying teachers for master's degrees, according to a new report out today.
May 19 2009
Seattle, WA - Federal stimulus dollars targeting education will impact states differently, depending on each state's fiscal condition, according to a new state-by-state analysis from the Center on Reinventing Public Education.
Feb 10 2009
Seattle, WA - America's severe economic crisis means less money for education and reductions in teaching and staff jobs, according to projections by Dr. Marguerite Roza of the University of Washington.
Feb 3 2009
Seattle, WA - K-12 school districts that lay off personnel according to seniority cause disproportionate damage to their programs and students than if layoffs were determined on a seniority-neutral basis.
Jan 14 2009
Seattle, WA - Collective bargaining agreements are not necessarily the boogey-man barriers to reforming the nation's high schools as many educators believe, according to a new study from the University of Washington.
Dec 8 2008
Seattle, WA - Charter schools are much more likely than their standard public school counterparts to bring a college-prep focus to inner-city kids, a trend with potentially important implications for minority students.
Nov 26 2008
Seattle, WA - Public school finance systems around the United States are outmoded, failing to support the effective education of America's children.
Oct 24 2008
Seattle, WA - After years of hard work and spending hundreds of millions to raise the level of student performance, educators, political and civic leaders, and parents still have not produced the results they expect.
Now we know why:
Jun 18 2008
Seattle, WA - Rather than a coordinated system to finance public schools so that all the needs of different students are met, researchers have documented a confusing, multilayered maze of funding policies and formulas that often work at cross-purposes.