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The Recession Is Over, So Why Are School Districts Still Slashing Budgets?

The Recession Is Over, So Why Are School Districts Still Slashing Budgets? | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Students are protesting ‘unfair and unequitable’ resources, and teachers in some cities may go on strike.
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Changes to school funding formula could have consequences

Changes to school funding formula could have consequences | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
AUGUSTA -- A review of Maine's funding formula for schools could have far-reaching consequences for school staff members, students and taxpayers.
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"Maine Education Association lobbyist John Kosinski said it's difficult to judge the effectiveness or adequacy of the EPS model because the state has never met the mandate of providing 55 percent of the funding for the model, as approved by voters in a 2004 referendum."

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