State Oks $19m for new charter school

(Calif.) Rocketship Education, one of the nation’s leading charter operating groups, won approval last week to issue $19 million in bonds to help pay for building a new campus in the East Bay.

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Plan to boost teacher salaries pays off in S.D. schools

(S.D.) Teachers in South Dakota, traditionally among the lowest paid educators in the country, have finally received a raise thanks to a half-percent increase in the sales tax approved last year.

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