School Funding en Beavercreek Schools Plan For New Funds, Including "Straight A" Award <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The Beavercreek City School Board will hold its first regular meeting Thursday since a </span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.15;"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(17, 85, 204); background-color: transparent; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">dramatic levy recount in November</span></a><span style="background-color: transparen Wed, 18 Dec 2013 21:20:14 +0000 Lewis Wallace 43542 at Beavercreek Schools Plan For New Funds, Including "Straight A" Award Learn To Earn Dayton Selected For National Education Partnership <p>A Dayton education initiative called Learn to Earn has been selected for a national partnership. The Lumina Foundation is giving 20 cities up to $200,000 for the project. It's part of an effort to prepare the region for the high paying jobs of the future.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:32:40 +0000 Emily McCord 42929 at Learn To Earn Dayton Selected For National Education Partnership Ohio Offsets $19 Million In Federal Cuts to Schools <p>The Ohio Department of Education says the state is redirecting $19 million to help school districts offset federal budget cuts.</p><p>Ohio Superintendent Richard Ross announced Monday that $11 million in unused federal funds will go for special education and another $8 million for Title 1 math and reading intervention programs. The money is coming from untapped special project funds and money that had been awarded to now-closed charter schools.</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 12:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 35598 at Ohio Senate Pitches Update to School Funding Plan <p>Majority Republicans in the Ohio Senate say their state budget education proposal spreads more money to more school districts.</p><p>Senate President Keith Faber says the plan increases state aid to schools in the two-year budget by more than $717 million compared to the current budget, which ends June 30.</p><p>Faber said Thursday the money stems from expected adjustments to state revenue and Medicaid caseload projections.</p><p>The GOP-controlled Senate's proposal spends almost $142 million more to fund schools compared to the House-passed version of the spending bill.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 12:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 34030 at Springfield City School will benefit from Ohio GOP House budget <p>Springfield City School administrators have had time to digest the school funding plan released by Ohio House Republicans. Under the House plan, schools will receive nearly $121 million less next year than in Governor John Kasich's plan. Springfield City Schools fare well under the House plan.<br><br>In their school funding budget, House Republicans increased per-pupil funding in Ohio from $5,000 in Kasich’s plan to $5,732 in 2014, which is the same amount that has been in place since 2009.<br> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 19:35:06 +0000 Wayne Baker 31887 at