school budgets

Where Bake Sales Meet Daily Deals: Welcome to

Here's one trend: School budgets are getting sliced year after year, leaving parents and PTAs struggling fill in the gaps. Here's another: Groupon-style daily deal sites are still extremely popular. Enter Schoola, a startup that funnels profits from discount deals straight into classrooms.

The Rising Cost of Public School Fees

As public school students head home for the summer, it's time for their parents to start worrying about how they're going to pay for next year. Pay?...

Did New Jersey Signal the Start of a Property Tax Rebellion?

Record numbers of New Jerseyans voiced their anger at high property taxes and voted down over 50% of school budgets. With state finances squeezed all over the country, it signals that school funding will get even more politically contentious.