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Opinion: Public schools vs. charter schools

Delta Democrat-Times 27 May 2022
The understandable resentments of traditional public schools toward charter schools were on full display recently among members of the Jackson school board ... The school board ultimately decided to reject the lease proposal, and Midtown Public announced this week it will move to a building near Interstate 55 for the 2022-23 school year.

A&T among UNC System campuses that just got board approval for new construction projects

News & Record 27 May 2022
After receiving historic funding from the state legislature last fall, the UNC System Board of Governors approved additional capital construction projects and more money for existing projects at its meeting Thursday ... The board approved nine new construction projects and authorized that more money be spent for 10 other projects at eight campuses.

Guilford County commissioners take tentative steps toward spending more of the $104 million in ARPA funds

News & Record 27 May 2022
During a Board of Commissioners work session, County Manager Michael Halford provided a glimpse of how the county might spend nearly $62 million of that money. The proposed allocations were based on the board’s previous direction, input from the community and the needs as seen by county staff, Halford said.

BolaWraps, a cell tower lawsuit and mental health supports: These are the three biggest items ...

The Berkshire Eagle 27 May 2022
Berkshire PDs get federal money for Tasers, traffic safety — but not without questions ... Baked into the communication from the Board of Health is a request for the council to allocate money to hire attorneys to defend a recent emergency order issued against the telecommunications company.

Colorado Attorney General visits Summit County to meet with law enforcement

Summit Daily 27 May 2022
He also said Summit County can expect to see money from settlements related to the opioid crisis this fall. Summit, Lake, Eagle, Pitkin and Garfield counties will create a regional board to determine the most effective ways to spend the money. The statewide pool of money for disbursement, he said, continues to grow from $400 million ... .

Alcoa Board of Education raises Director Becky Stone's pay to $140,000

The Maryville Daily Times 26 May 2022
The Alcoa Board of Education voted, 3-2, on Tuesday, May 24, to raise Director Becky Stone’s annual salary to $140,000 starting July 1. Even the board members who voted against the budget amendment providing the raise, Brandy Bledsoe and Jim Kirk, said they didn’t have a problem Stone receiving more money but how the process was handled.

Despite Scathing Audit, Federal Agencies Award $1.5 Million to Oklahoma Nonprofit

Muskogee Phoenix 26 May 2022
Public funds were spent on employee and board member vacations ... Sullivan said during a May 12 board meeting that all but $41,000 of the questioned money is now accounted for ... Training for victim advocates increased this year following the influx of grant money, Tolliver told board members at the recent meeting.

Tracking the financial picture of MURA and Colorado Outdoors

Montrose Press 26 May 2022
The MURA board has $375,766 in a balance from outside grants and projects developed at lower prices than expected ... Bynum added there’s incentive to invest in the URA because the MURA board must pay back the city at a 4 percent interest rate on the money that was borrowed ... “The city is in a good financial position to lend money to the URA.”.

These UNC System campuses just got board approval for new construction projects

Independent Tribune 26 May 2022
After receiving historic funding from the state legislature last fall, the UNC System Board of Governors approved additional capital construction projects and more money for existing projects at its meeting Thursday ... The board approved nine new construction projects and authorized that more money be spent for 10 other projects at eight campuses.

Condo safety bill clears Legislature, heads to governor’s desk

Finger Lakes Times 26 May 2022
Aging high-rise condos will have to undergo safety inspections while condo boards will have to save money for structural repairs if the governor signs a new condo safety bill that cleared the Legislature in a special session Wednesday ... Boards will be prohibited from waiving the reserve requirement or using money in the reserves for other purposes.

FUNdraising Good Times:Introducing your fundraising plan

The Tennessee Tribune 26 May 2022
TN Tribune—-You are ready to raise money and make an impact. You have created a fundraising plan and are ready to share it with your board and get them “on board.” They already approved the fundraising priorities and financial goals and charged you with coming up with a plan to make things happen.

Lawmakers award $6.2 million increase for Iowa universities

News-Press Now 26 May 2022
The education appropriations bill offers a $6.2 million increase for the Board of Regents, just over a quarter of the ... The Board of Regents, in its September request, had said that money was necessary to maintain "community-based family medicine residency programs across Iowa.".

Grain commission approves $7.8 million budget

Capital Press 26 May 2022
SPOKANE — Washington Grain Commission board members have set their budget at $7.8 million for next year, an increase of less than 1% over the current year. "The board is very cognizant of the uncertainty that exists," said Glen Squires, CEO of the commission ... The board ranks research project proposals by priority.

Rock Ridge contract settled after lengthy process

Hibbing Daily Tribune 26 May 2022
Schmidt told the School Board Monday he believes the contract “is a fair settlement.’’. Board member Matt Sjoberg added the raises total 6.5-7% with the $2,000 added in. Schmidt said it is 5 percent of the district’s money plus the ESSER funds. The board unanimously approved the new contract, which expires on June 30, 2023.

Editorial Roundup: Louisiana

The Dispatch 26 May 2022
Public school teachers in Louisiana are paid an average of $51,566 per year, which is 12th of 16 states tracked by the Southern Regional Education Board ... In most states, school boards and local leaders must take the political point and raise money for schools ... Money isn’t the only issue in education, by a long shot.

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