Posts Tagged Education Funding
Budget negotiators have some time to address education funding shortfall
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on March 1, 2023
As leaders on the money committees of the General Assembly meet in private to nail down budget numbers, they will need to make a determination about how much money needs to go to schools to fix a math error from the Department of Education. Michael Pope reports.
Education advocates: state leaders still have work to do in addressing funding shortfall
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on February 28, 2023
Lawmakers are still haggling over the details of the budget. And advocates say they also still need to fix a $200 million mistake. Michael Pope explains.
State Lawmakers Face Unique Challenge With Doling Out Education Funding Next Year
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on December 11, 2020
Lawmakers will return to Richmond next month – and writing a new budget will be a priority. But, they’ll have to answer some questions about what kind of assumptions they want to make about schools. Michael Pope reports.
Interest Groups: Now is the Time to Better Fund Virginia’s Schools
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on December 10, 2019
Now that the Democrats are seizing power in Richmond, interest groups are already angling for money from the budget. Michael Pope has this preview of a push for more money for crumbling schools.
State Education Officials to Consider Making School Funding More Equitable
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on October 8, 2019
Is the way Virginia funds its schools equitable? That’s a topic up for debate in Richmond. Michael Pope reports.
Teachers in Virginia Consider Way Forward
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on March 29, 2019
Hundreds of educators from across the state are in Richmond this weekend, considering their next steps in pushing for more state funding. It comes at a time when new numbers show Virginia teachers are paid almost $10,000 below the national average. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
Budget Negotiations Leave School Districts in Limbo
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on March 20, 2018
Governor Ralph Northam is proposing a new state budget Wednesday. That will kick off a second round of budget negotiations. The first round failed when lawmakers couldn’t agree during their normal legislative session. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
Funding for K-12 on the Line as Lawmakers Weigh Medicaid Expansion
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on March 5, 2018
Educators are keeping an eye on Richmond this week, as lawmakers wrap up work on the state budget.Mallory Noe-Payne reports.