Milwaukee Public Schools to give discounts to students who can’t afford school supplies

Milwaukee Public schools will offer discounts to low-income students at participating schools, according to a letter from Superintendent Scott W. Thompson.The move comes as the district struggles to meet a $1.3 billion budget shortfall and the state faces a looming deadline to cut $800 million in funding.Milwaukee Public is facing a $4 billion shortfall and …

‘My daughter’s school desk is now my classroom’: Teacher says she’s been ‘pushed to the limit’

A teacher has told the ABC that she is “pushed” to the point of “mental breakdown” after being told her daughter’s classroom will be moved to a new desk.Key points:The mother says her daughter is now “in a very stressful environment” and that she can’t “walk out” of the classroom without feeling “sad”The teacher says …

Davis school district is in talks with retailer over discounted school supplies

Davis school districts superintendent Mike Koster said Tuesday that a retailer has contacted him about selling discounted school kits and supplies for the school district.Koster, who is president of the Davis school board, said the retailer contacted him earlier this week about the sale of a range of school supplies, including the “Famous Five” collection …

Forsyth County Schools cancels physical therapy classes, schools close due to budget crisis

Forsyon County Schools in Georgia will cancel physical therapy sessions, as the county grapples with a budget crisis.Schools in the county will be closed Wednesday due to the budget crisis, which comes amid growing concerns over the state’s financial future.According to the Georgia Department of Education, the county school district needs $7.9 million to meet …

Which school in Massachusetts offers the most affordable online schools?

Posted May 03, 2018 09:19:25 There’s a school in Boston that’s been offering affordable online classes to students for free since last summer.The online school for students from the South High School in Boston offers classes that are taught in English and French.Students can sign up to take classes at the school, and are allowed …

Rutgers students are receiving more than twice as much as other students in NJ schools

A Rutgers-NJP School of Nursing student is receiving nearly two times the amount of educational supplies and tutors from her school than other students, a Rutgers-affiliated nonprofit has found.Rutgers and New Jersey-based NJP Education Services (NJES) say the disparity is due to the NJES and NJPS programs’ reliance on private contractors, which typically charge an …

High School Closings: Ma’s Discount School Supply Will Close For a Good Reason

High school closings are a common occurrence in the suburbs, but some parents are not prepared to wait for the school year to end for a better deal.Ma’s Discount is a discount school supply retailer in Collier County, Texas.According to its website, the company’s “comprised of a full line of high-quality school supplies, including school …