education funding

Jay Malone is capitalizing on Germany's push to recruit international students by helping Americans who want to study there.

American students head to Germany for free college

Apr 1, 2015
More American students are getting degrees in other countries with free college.
Posted In: Germany, university, public schools, German economy, education funding, education costs, student debt, student loans, college costs
A student uses a computer during a geography class at Wyoming Girls' School in Sheridan, Wy., a secure juvenile justice facility.

Can tech transform education for juvenile offenders?

Feb 23, 2015
Thousands of kids are locked up and losing ground in the juvenile justice system.
Posted In: edtech, juvenile corrections, education technology, education funding, alternative education
Students

With Common Core testing, you get what you pay for

Feb 9, 2015
A look at economics of testing and new assessments tied to Common Core standards.
Posted In: common core, testing, education funding, education costs
President Barack Obama speaks on new proposals for higher education accessibility at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee on Jan. 9, 2015.

Obama proposes free community college plan

Jan 9, 2015
"No one with the drive and discipline" should be denied a college education, president says.
Posted In: community college, federal budget, education funding

Schools go to court for more funding

Jan 6, 2015
Kansas is one of more than a dozen states facing school finance litigation.
Posted In: education funding, public schools, Kansas

Counting students in order to count up funding

Oct 1, 2014
There's a census of sorts in Colorado schools on Wednesday, which helps determine school budgets.
Posted In: education funding, colorado

Picky eaters: Making school meals that kids will eat

Oct 23, 2013
More than half of public school children now qualify for free and reduced-price meals. But getting kids to actually eat school meals can be tough.
Posted In: school lunches, education funding, public schools

How free lunches pay off for schools

Oct 22, 2013
Roughly half of public school children today qualify for free or reduced-price lunch, and that number drives billions of dollars in other benefits for schools. But critics say the program is prone to error and fraud.
Posted In: school lunches, education funding