Business & Finance http://asumag.com/taxonomy/term/7495/more en Consultant gets 7-year prison sentence in Chicago Public Schools bribery scandal http://asumag.com/business-finance/consultant-gets-7-year-prison-sentence-chicago-public-schools-bribery-scandal <div class="node-body article-body">Gary Solomon provided kickbacks to the Chicago Public Schools CEO in return for consulting contracts for his principal-training firm.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/consultant-gets-7-year-prison-sentence-chicago-public-schools-bribery-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/consultant-gets-7-year-prison-sentence-chicago-public-schools-bribery-scandal#comments Business & Finance Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:46:00 +0000 68481 at http://asumag.com <p>Gary Solomon (left), at the federal court building in Chicago.</p> WLS-TV Toronto school district curtails trips to U.S. because of Trump travel ban http://asumag.com/business-finance/toronto-school-district-curtails-trips-us-because-trump-travel-ban <div class="node-body article-body">Already booked trips will go forward, but Toronto officials do not want any of their students subjected to discrimination at the border.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/toronto-school-district-curtails-trips-us-because-trump-travel-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/toronto-school-district-curtails-trips-us-because-trump-travel-ban#comments Business & Finance Safety & Security Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:43:00 +0000 68471 at http://asumag.com Catholic high school sues Milwaukee district over bus transportation for students http://asumag.com/transportation-parking/catholic-high-school-sues-milwaukee-district-over-bus-transportation-students <div class="node-body article-body">The lawsuit contends that Wisconsin law requires the public school district to provide transportation to St. Joan Antida High School students.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/transportation-parking/catholic-high-school-sues-milwaukee-district-over-bus-transportation-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/transportation-parking/catholic-high-school-sues-milwaukee-district-over-bus-transportation-students#comments Business & Finance Transportation & Parking Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:40:00 +0000 68461 at http://asumag.com <p>St. Joan Antida High School in Milwaukee.</p> Sales tax approved by Cobb County, Ga., voters will provide $860 million for school facilities http://asumag.com/funding/sales-tax-approved-cobb-county-ga-voters-will-provide-860-million-school-facilities <div class="node-body article-body">1-cent tax will provide 5 years of funding for Cobb County and Marietta school districts.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/funding/sales-tax-approved-cobb-county-ga-voters-will-provide-860-million-school-facilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/funding/sales-tax-approved-cobb-county-ga-voters-will-provide-860-million-school-facilities#comments Funding Business & Finance Planning & Design Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:19:00 +0000 68431 at http://asumag.com <p>The Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) will provide $860 million from 2019 to 2023.</p> Supreme Court ruling boosts protections for students with disabilities http://asumag.com/business-finance/supreme-court-ruling-boosts-protections-students-disabilities <div class="node-body article-body">Unanimous decision overturns Colorado ruling that limited the resources provided to students with disabilities.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/supreme-court-ruling-boosts-protections-students-disabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/supreme-court-ruling-boosts-protections-students-disabilities#comments Business & Finance Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:39:00 +0000 68421 at http://asumag.com Kentucky becomes 44th state to allow charter schools http://asumag.com/business-finance/kentucky-becomes-44th-state-allow-charter-schools <div class="node-body article-body">Gov. Matt Bevin signs legislation that allows local districts and big-city mayors to authorize charter schools.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/kentucky-becomes-44th-state-allow-charter-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/kentucky-becomes-44th-state-allow-charter-schools#comments Business & Finance Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:11:00 +0000 68411 at http://asumag.com Assistant superintendent in Knox County (Tenn.) district promoted to top job http://asumag.com/business-finance/assistant-superintendent-knox-county-tenn-district-promoted-top-job <div class="node-body article-body">Bob Thomas has worked in the district for more than 40 years.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/assistant-superintendent-knox-county-tenn-district-promoted-top-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/assistant-superintendent-knox-county-tenn-district-promoted-top-job#comments Business & Finance Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:47:00 +0000 68371 at http://asumag.com Billionaire plans a private high school in Nebraska http://asumag.com/business-finance/billionaire-plans-private-high-school-nebraska <div class="node-body article-body">The NGL Academy will cater to low-income students and emphasize interactive learning.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/billionaire-plans-private-high-school-nebraska" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/billionaire-plans-private-high-school-nebraska#comments Facility Planning Business & Finance Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:14:00 +0000 68361 at http://asumag.com Omaha superintendent search comes up empty after all finalists withdraw http://asumag.com/business-finance/omaha-superintendent-search-comes-empty-after-all-finalists-withdraw <div class="node-body article-body">One withdrew a week ago, and two others pulled out over the weekend.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/omaha-superintendent-search-comes-empty-after-all-finalists-withdraw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/omaha-superintendent-search-comes-empty-after-all-finalists-withdraw#comments Business & Finance Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:31:00 +0000 68311 at http://asumag.com <p>The two remaining finalists for the superintendent&#39;s job in Omaha Public Schools have withdrawn from consideration.</p> WOWT-TV West Virginia state board approves closing of elementary in Randolph County http://asumag.com/business-finance/west-virginia-state-board-approves-closing-elementary-randolph-county <div class="node-body article-body">Valley Head Elementary has only 27 students.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/west-virginia-state-board-approves-closing-elementary-randolph-county" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/west-virginia-state-board-approves-closing-elementary-randolph-county#comments Business & Finance Fri, 17 Mar 2017 17:58:00 +0000 68281 at http://asumag.com