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(The Center Square) – In an ongoing rift between the Biden administration and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, federal funding for bridges is now a bone of contention.
In the continuation of a longer-term trend stretching back over a decade, the number of births in the U.S. fell by 4% in 2020, pushing the birth rate to its lowest point on record. Experts attribute falling birth rates to the increase in the average age of mothers, as people have been marrying and having […]
The Tennessee Department of Education recently released an initial draft overview of a potential student-based funding formula, informed by in…
(The Center Square) – The Tennessee Department of Education has released a draft of a new student-based K-12 public education funding formula and gave the public a week to respond before moving forward.
(The Center Square) – The Tennessee General Assembly begins its legislative session at noon Tuesday with two essential priorities: redistricting maps and a new K-12 public education funding model.
(The Center Square) – As Tennessee officials get closer to presenting a new state funding proposal for K-12 public education, at least one state senator is concerned about the costs of record-keeping in the new plan.
(The Center Square) – Tennessee's interim Commissioner of Transportation Joe Galbato warned the $6.2 billion coming to the state via the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) is “not the windfall I think a lot of people think.”
(The Center Square) – The Tennessee committee reviewing the state’s spending of federal money from the American Recovery Plan Act pushed several decisions to January on Tuesday as it came closer to completing its spending of $3.7 billion.
(The Center Square) – Tennessee leadership’s push for a new public school funding formula will be nearly complete by the end of January, Department of Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn said Tuesday.
A grant from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency will assist Eastern 8 Community Development Corporation in its efforts to affordable hou…