# School funding
PA Governor Proposes Additional $1.9 Billion In Education Funding
Governor Wolf stopped at a Wilke-Barre area high school today to push for an additional $1.9 billion in education funding across Pennsylvania. According to a Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) press release, Governor Wolf is asking Congress to approve an additional $1.9 billion investment in pre-K- college education funding for Pennsylvania. If passed, the record-breaking sum will push education spending to the highest levels in Pennsylvania history.
Advocacy Group Says TN Teachers Deserve Actions, Not Words from Gov. Lee
Southern Christian Coalition laments empty promises of new school funding plan. Before Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed his school funding plan - TISA - into law today, a group of pastors affiliated with the Southern Christian Coalition held a video press conference to call out the inadequacy of the formula. The group noted that this week is Teacher Appreciation Week and that Lee's actions on school funding fail to match his rhetoric and are not indicative of appreciating the work of educators.
Advocacy Group Says TN School Funding Reform is Inadequate
Group notes 91 school districts will receive a lower percentage of state funds with new plan. Pastors affiliated with the Southern Christian Coalition are raising concerns about Gov. Bill Lee's new school funding formula even as legislation enacting the plan moves forward in the Tennessee General Assembly.
Pastors Call on Lawmakers to Take it Slow on TN School Funding Reform
Southern Christian Coalition issues plea for funding adequacy, equity. As Gov. Bill Lee's school funding reform plan - Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement (TISA) - moves through the General Assembly, pastors affiliated with the Southern Christian Coalition are calling on lawmakers to slow the process and pass a final bill that adequately funds Tennessee schools.
Tennessee Pastors Call for Adequate Funding for All Schools
Southern Christian Coalition says Gov. Lee's funding formula changes hurt local districts. In a media event today, a group of pastors and parents affiliated with the Southern Christian Coalition said Gov. Bill Lee's school funding formula proposal, known as TISA, fails to provide adequate funding for all Tennessee schools.
DougCo schools wait for report to set funding request for voters
The Douglas County School District will likely seek a mill levy override and/or bond issue in November, pending final recommendations.Douglas County School District. [DOUGLAS COUNTY, CO] A mill levy override and bond issue in the Douglas County School District could be one of three amounts, according to Sandra Brownrigg, chairperson of the district's mill bond exploratory ad hoc committee.
ALCO Board of Education hybrid meeting for material revisions, legislative items
(Stefano Guidi / Getty Images) (ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif.) The Alameda County Board of Education will host a hybrid meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. According to the agenda, the board will consider material revisions to four local schools; review the superintendent's report, a budget report and a legislative report; and hold determination hearings for three material revisions.
Tennessee Pastors' Group Calls on Gov. Lee to Address COVID, School Funding
Southern Christian Coalition laments what they say is Lee's "lack of leadership" A group of Tennessee pastors affiliated with the Southern Christian Coalition called on Gov. Bill Lee to take steps to address the state's COVID situation and school funding shortfall.
The Philly Four: Philadelphia superintendent's testimony shows disparity in funding between local public high schools
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Tennessee Gov. Announces 37% Raise for Corrections Officers
Last week, Gov. Bill announced a 37% salary increase for new correctional officers hired by the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC). The move makes the starting salary for a Tennessee correctional officer $44,500.