Federal spending on education appears on the rebound
Good news coming from Washington, according to Erika Hoffman, lobbyist for the California School Boards Association. And it comes just after California Gov. Jerry Brown proposed boosting spending on public education from the state. In a release from her group yesterday, Hoffman says Federal education funding would approach pre-sequestration levels in a two-year federal appropriations bill that’s expected...
By LA School Report | January 16, 2014
State DOE is Restoring Support for Federal Cuts in Head Start
Three days after the Obama administration warned that thousands of low-income California children would be shut out of federally funded Head Start preschool programs, the California Department of Education announced today distribution of $25 million in state “restoration” funds. The state money is intended to salvage preschool services as part of the California State Preschool Program, which...
By LA School Report | August 22, 2013