Education Funding Bill Receives Final Approval

The House and Senate have given final approval to legislation that would re-institute a cap on the amount the state needs to provide each year to the foundation formula that funds public schools in Missouri. The House approved legislation last week that included the cap as part of a broader education reform package. The legislation approved this week, which is now on the way to the governor’s desk, focuses primarily on the funding cap. Under current law, the funding formula increases each year, and even as the legislature increases school funding, it continues to falls short of the amount...

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