ICYMI: School funding needs to be part of budget

The following is from an editorial published in the Bloomington Pantagraph:

"Senate Bill 1, crafted by Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, would overhaul the current formula that under-funds districts and forces the use of local property taxes to cover about 60 percent of costs.  

"The second bill, championed by Sen. Jason Barickman, R-Bloomington, is billed as the Capitol Compromise, a more fair and equitable funding formula for each of the state's 842 districts, based on evidence-supported data from the state Board of Education."

Read the entire editorial here.

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