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2/24/18 Legislative Update: HB 957 (Education Funding Formula)

Sunday, February 25, 2018  
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HB 957, the House’s proposed new education funding formula bill, will be considered by the Senate Education Committee at its meeting at 11:00 Tuesday, February 27. In recent weeks, legislative leaders have finally confessed that they want to eliminate the MAEP because they do not believe the state can afford to fund it and they want a new formula that does not require them to spend as much money on public education. The bottom line is this: The legislative leadership would rather pass tax cuts than ensure that the state has adequate revenues to fund state services, including education. Open the attached document for additional details.

 

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