Education budgets

President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Room at the White House, in Washington, Thursday, Feb 15, 2018, about the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Fla. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 15, 2018 - 7:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to shootings like the one that took 17 lives in Florida, but his budget would cut funding in both areas. Trump's latest budget would slash the major source of public funds for mental...
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The President's FY19 Budget is on display after arriving on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 12, 2018 - 8:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's proposed 2019 budget (all times local): 8:15 p.m. President Donald Trump's budget plan would order steep cuts to the nation's social safety net but push military spending much higher. For the first time, it acknowledges that the Republican...
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The President's FY19 Budget is on display after arriving on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 12, 2018 - 7:13 pm
Highlights from President Donald Trump's budget for fiscal year 2019, released Monday. INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION The Trump administration wants NASA out of the International Space Station by 2025 and to have private businesses running the place instead. Under Trump's 2019 proposed budget, U.S...
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Republican Jeff Colyer is sworn in as the 47th Governor of Kansas during a ceremony at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan., Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Colyer, the state's longest-serving lieutenant governor, replaced former GOP Gov. Sam Brownback immediately after Brownback stepped down to become U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
January 31, 2018 - 7:27 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Jeff Colyer promised a "new day" of openness Wednesday shortly after taking the oath as Kansas' governor, then made overtures to a skeptical GOP-controlled Legislature on the divisive issue of public school spending. Colyer, the state's longest-serving lieutenant...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, Kansas Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer speaks to reporters outside the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Colyer begins his tenure Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, as Kansas governor replacing Gov. Sam Brownback, his GOP predecessor who is stepping down to become U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom. (AP Photo/John Hanna, File)
January 31, 2018 - 5:23 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on Kansas swearing in a new governor (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Kansas' new governor is a surgeon who plans to continue seeing patients even as he directs state government. Republican Gov. Jeff Colyer said Wednesday during his inaugural address that he plans to...
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January 23, 2018 - 2:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. will give more than 125,000 eligible employees a one-time $1,000 cash bonus and invest $50 million in an education funding program. The media company said Tuesday the bonuses will go to all full and part-time non-executive employees, either hourly or salaried,...
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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks during an interview in his office at the Missouri Capitol Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo. Greitens discussed having an extramarital affair in 2015 before taking office. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
January 22, 2018 - 8:25 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens proposed another round of cuts to public colleges and universities Monday during a budget announcement that also marked his first public appearance since acknowledging an extramarital affair nearly two weeks ago. While unveiling a recommended $...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2017 file photo, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a dinner hosted by the Washington Policy Center, in Bellevue, Wash. The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights says inequality and segregation persist in American schools. A study by the commission finds that low-income, black and Latino students too often end up in schools with crumbling walls, old textbooks and unqualified teachers. The commission is calling for a boost in federal education spending, changing school funding models and investing in housing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
January 11, 2018 - 12:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Too often, low-income, black and Latino students end up in schools with crumbling walls, old textbooks and unqualified teachers, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The commission said inequities are caused by the fact that schools are...
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Les Lilly, center, walks by a Douglas County, Colo., Sheriffs Department officer after Lilly spoke during a Douglas County School Board meeting Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in Castle Rock, Colo. A new anti-voucher majority on the board was set to eliminate a program enacted by an earlier conservative-dominated board to help public school students attend secular and religious schools with taxpayer-funded vouchers. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
December 04, 2017 - 10:01 pm
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — A new anti-voucher majority on a suburban Denver school district board voted Monday night to eliminate a program enacted by an earlier conservative-dominated board to help public school students attend secular and religious schools with taxpayer-funded vouchers. The...
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October 12, 2017 - 7:28 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Google says over the next five years it will spend $1 billion on nonprofit organizations helping to raise education levels around the world and commit its employees to a million hours of volunteer work doing the same. CEO Sundar Pichai announced the goal Thursday morning in...
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