Morning Announcements: August 16, 2010
August 16, 2010 03:21 pm
The 2010 New York City tests results reveals that progress in closing the racial achievement gap is not as significant as Mayor Michael Bloomberg and school chancellor Joel Klein reported in 2008, according to the New York Times.
Michigan taxpayers could save $612 million a year by reshaping or consolidating public schools along county lines, according to a new study from researchers at Michigan State University’s Education Policy Center
States continue to discuss how to divvy up the federal aid package issued last week:
- AK: Despite no layoffs, Alaska to get layoff prevention money
- CT: Federal aid rules could be good for towns, bad for state budget
- IL: Special session for school funding?
- MI: Blessing or curse?
- NC: N.C. explores use of $300 million
- NJ: N.J. teachers still waiting to be rehired despite federal aid
- OH: Drop in the bucket — Latest bailout to states doesn’t begin to address multiple fiscal nightmares
- SD: Federal aid for education a hot topic at debate