Business & Finance

Fiscal and administrative actions that determine how schools and universities operate.


United Educators of San Francisco
San Fran Teachers

San Francisco district reaches tentative contract agreement with teachers

Oct. 23, 2023
The deal calls for a $9,000 pay raise for teachers in the first year and a 5% raise in the second year.
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Oklahoma attorney general sues to stop state from authorizing a religious charter school

Oct. 23, 2023
Atty. Gen. Gentner Drummond filed the suit after the Oklahoma Statewide Virtual Charter School Board ignored his warning that the planned charter school would violate the state...
Rendering of UCLA's planned 545-bed residence hall.

Profiles September-October 2023

Oct. 11, 2023
people, places and goings-on in education facilities and businesses
Vista Heights Middle

Jury awards $135 million to 2 students molested in the 1990s at a middle school in California

Oct. 11, 2023
The two students were assaulted between 1996 and 1999 by a teacher at Vista Heights Middle School in the Moreno Valley district.
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Nebraska district settles suit over cutting of Native American students' hair

Oct. 9, 2023
The Cody-Kilgore district must pay the families of 2 students $227,500 and amend its policies to prohibit school personnel from giving haircuts.


Asu Green

eBook: Green Schools Digest

Jan. 1, 2023
Learn the leading sustainability strategies being employed by education facilities across the U.S.
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School Buses

Tentative contract agreement enables New York City schools to avert citywide bus drivers' strike

Sept. 21, 2023
The union representing drivers has reached a tentative agreement with the 3 largest transportation companies serving New York City schools.
Loudoun County Public Schools

Report faults Loudoun County (Virginia) district's handling of sexual assault investigation

Sept. 15, 2023
A law firm hired by the district concluded that administrators improperly delayed an investigation into sexual assaults at two high schools in 2021.
Landmark Moreno

Moreno Valley (California) district will pay $27 million to settle suit over middle school student's beating death

Sept. 15, 2023
Diego Stolz, 13, was sucker-punched in September 2019 by two other students at Landmark Middle School; the boy died nine days later.
Clark County Hq

Judge blocks Clark County (Nevada) district teachers from taking part in sickout

Sept. 15, 2023
Teacher absences have forced the district to cancel classes at several schools as contract negotiations have reached an impasse.