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Facing a spectrum of choice, Alaska Legislature considers compromise on school funding

...063 billion in 2011 to $1.143 billion in 2013.When factoring state-funded education appropriations for pupil transportation, one-time items, major school maintenance payments and others, the 2011 figure increases to $1.664 billion...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-08/facing-spectrum-choice-alaska-legislatu
State | AK legislature
Parnell proposes BSA increase in 'good faith'

...increasing funding for education. While he's approved one-time spending packages for costs related to energy, pupil transportation and school security, the base student allocation hasn't increased in four years.Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-22/parnell-proposes-bsa-increase-good-fait
State | AK legislature
Task force co-chair says more info on the way

...that created the task force set specific goals for the final report to include data and analysis of energy and pupil transportation costs, core academic requirements and more. Such a comprehensive report about Alaska's education system hasn't...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-08/task-force-co-chair-says-more-info-way
State
Preliminary education task force report answers few questions

...to include. Cost estimates, evaluations and comparisons of everything from pension, health care, energy and pupil transportation costs to core academic requirements and the base student allocation were listed as items that should be in the task...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-05/preliminary-education-task-force-report
State
JSD board hears leaner budget proposal

...The Administrative Team's proposal accepted the budget panel's advice and borrowed $100,000 from the Pupil Transportation Fund.Board President Sally Saddler questioned the rationale of "kicking the can down the road" with this method...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-03-11/jsd-board-hears-leaner-budget-proposal
Local
Special session looms on Legislature's last day

...public television and radio broadcasting grants; the Office of Public Advocacy; some community jails and prisons; pupil transportation grants; the Alaska State Council on the Arts; the Alaska Human Rights Commission; tobacco prevention and control...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051204/sta_lastday.shtml
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City Finance Committee forwards budget to Assembly

...funding in that amount, which would be used to cover pupil transportation and middle school activities. If the governor...sufficient to cover the district's additional pupil transportation and activity needs, Cowan said. Aside from the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060303/loc_citybudget.shtml
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District to see further budget cuts

...suggested using city buses for pupil transportation. "It seems to me that's...learning opportunity grants and pupil transportation funds, Cowan said in an...amount of $292,000 to cover pupil transportation and middle school activities...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060403/loc_schoolbudget.shtml
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Bill increases funding formula for education

...result partly of state cuts in pupil transportation and tuition for students...for kindergartners. State pupil transportation spending will remain the...Legislators also funded pupil transportation at current levels, rejecting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060803/sta_legeducation.shtml
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Assembly must decide who gets funds: schools or nonprofits

...before the cap increase, the city funded the district to the cap, and then gave schools about $300,000 more for pupil transportation and student activities. Originally, school administrators said that if the city were to fund to the new cap...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070803/loc_assembly.shtml
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