Follow The Funding

From the Federal Register Applications for New Awards; Assistance for Arts Education Programs-Professional Development for Arts Educators Grants Purpose of Program: The Assistance for Arts Education program is authorized under Title IV, Part F, Subpart 4 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act. It is intended to […]

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Stopping It Starts Here

From the Federal Register Application for New Awards; Expanding Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Program-Grants to State Entities Purpose of Program: Through the CSP Grants to State Entities competition, the Department awards grants to “State entities” (as defined in this notice) to enable them to award subgrants to “eligible applicants” (as defined in this notice) […]

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Are We Funding Or Financing – Both

Funding is the act of providing financial resources, usually in the form of money, or other values such as effort or time, to finance a need, program, and project, usually by an organization or government. Financing is the act of providing funds for business activities, making purchases or investing. Financial institutions and banks are in […]

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So Much Money – So Little Learning

NYSUT Media Relations article Rolling in dough: Charters holding nearly $400 million in cash, audits show, reports: “ALBANY, N.Y.  March 21, 2017 — Despite perpetual cries of poverty, New York’s charter schools are flush with cash, holding at least $394.6 million in reserves in their bank accounts — a sum that has ballooned by nearly […]

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Don’t Be Bought By Billions

Jasmine Gripper of Alliance for Quality Education sent this message out: “Last week, the Senate Majority abandoned its commitment to fully funding our schools. But something else happened in the New York State legislature last week — unlike their colleagues in the Senate, the Assembly Majority voted for a budget proposal that would make major […]

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You Get What You Vote For

The dark message of Donald Trump’s budget, published in the San Francisco Chronicle on March 16, 2017 stated: “A budget, according to political axiom, is a statement of values, and President Trump’s first spending plan is more of a statement than most. . . The State Department and Environmental Protection Agency would both lose more […]

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Education Ends Hate

From the Federal Register: Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program Purpose(S): The matching program entitled “Verification Division USCIS/ED” will permit ED to confirm the immigration status of alien applicants for, or recipients of, financial assistance under title IV of the HEA, as authorized by section 484(g) of the HEA (20 U.S.C. 1091(g)). The title […]

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