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Two matters that have been on my mind:
1. Counties look at cost of educating unaccompanied minors who crossed border (Washington Post).
...Fairfax schools would spend more than $14 million to educate the 1,131 refugees over the course of a full school year if they all enrolled, based on a per-pupil cost of $14,755 for each English language-learner in the county’s schools.2. [The CDC publishes updated list of] States with Lab-confirmed Enterovirus D68. Excerpt:
Candland said in his petition that Prince William would spend more than $12 million during the school year, an amount based on a student population of more than twice as many unaccompanied children as are now living in Prince William. His calculation accounted for children continuing to arrive in Prince William at the same monthly rate, even though the rate of children crossing the border has dropped since the summer....
From mid-August to October 10, 2014, CDC or state public health laboratories have confirmed a total of 691 people from 46 states and the District of Columbia with respiratory illness caused by EV-D68.