CNS Budget – Jan. 19, 2018

Jan. 19, 2018 – Week 1 To: CNS Editors From: Eric Freedman & Sheila Schimpf http://news.jrn.msu.edu/capitalnewsservice/ For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841;cepak@msu.edu. For other matters, contact Eric Freedman at (517) 355-4729 or (517-256-3873); freedma5@msu.edu. … Continue reading →

Assumptions vs. reality: Classroom budgets leave teachers to cover deficits

Instead of the harsh white light of the fluorescents, the light pouring from Alexa Weatherwax’s second grade classroom is the soft glow of old-fashioned incandescent string lights and paper lanterns she purchased for her classroom. This year, the only money Weatherwax spent out of pocket was on a travel Q-tip container for her students’ vocabulary words.

Weatherwax’s experience, however, is atypical and illustrates the starkness in realities between suburban and urban public schools, mostly White versus mostly Black school districts. According to the non-profit AdoptAClassroom.org’s national survey, 91 percent of teachers purchase school supplies for their students. The report goes on to say, on average, teachers in the United States spend $600 out of pocket each year on classroom supplies.

Dec. 8, 2017 – CNS Budget

Dec. 8, 2017 — Week 14 To: CNS Editors From: David Poulson and Sheila Schimpf http://news.jrn.msu.edu/capitalnewsservice/ For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841 or  cepak@msu.edu. For other matters, contact David Poulson: poulsondavid@gmail.com.   Editors note: … Continue reading →

Dec. 1, 2017 – CNS Budget

Dec. 1, 2017 — Week 13 To: CNS Editors From: David Poulson and Sheila Schimpf http://news.jrn.msu.edu/capitalnewsservice/ For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841 or  cepak@msu.edu. For other matters, contact David Poulson: poulsondavid@gmail.com. Here is your … Continue reading →

Nov. 21, 2017 – CNS Budget

Nov. 21, 2017 — Week 12 To: CNS Editors From: Sheila Schimpf http://news.jrn.msu.edu/capitalnewsservice/ For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841 or  cepak@msu.edu. For other matters, contact Sheila Schimpf: schimpf@gmail.com. Editors note that if you need … Continue reading →

Nov. 17, 2017 – CNS Budget

Nov. 17, 2017 — Week 11 To: CNS Editors From: David Poulson and Sheila Schimpf http://news.jrn.msu.edu/capitalnewsservice/ For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841 or  cepak@msu.edu. For other matters, contact Dave Poulson: poulsondavid@gmail.com. Editors note that … Continue reading →

Nov. 10, 2017 – CNS Budget

Nov. 10, 2017 — Week 10 To: CNS Editors From: David Poulson and Sheila Schimpf http://news.jrn.msu.edu/capitalnewsservice/ For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841 or  cepak@msu.edu. For other matters, contact Dave Poulson: poulsondavid@gmail.com. Here is your … Continue reading →

Nov. 3, 2017 – CNS Budget

Nov. 3, 2017 — Week 9 To: CNS Editors From: David Poulson and Sheila Schimpf http://news.jrn.msu.edu/capitalnewsservice/ For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841 or  cepak@msu.edu. For other matters, contact Dave Poulson: poulsondavid@gmail.com. Here is your … Continue reading →

Oct. 27, 2017 – CNS Budget

Oct. 27, 2017 — Week 8 To: CNS Editors From: David Poulson and Sheila Schimpf http://news.jrn.msu.edu/capitalnewsservice/ For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841 or  cepak@msu.edu. For other matters, contact Dave Poulson: poulsondavid@gmail.com.   Here is … Continue reading →

Oct. 20, 2017 – CNS Budget

Oct. 20, 2017 — Week 7 To: CNS Editors From: David Poulson and Sheila Schimpf http://news.jrn.msu.edu/capitalnewsservice/ For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841 or  cepak@msu.edu. For other matters, contact Dave Poulson: poulsondavid@gmail.com.   Here is … Continue reading →