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Minnesota Department of Education measures funding gap between highest and lowest revenue districts

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) recently released its annual General Education Revenue Disparity Report (as required by M.S. 127A.51). The annual report estimates the general education revenue funding disparity between school districts at the highest and lowest level of … Continue reading

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School board members seek equality in funding across the state

School board members at this month’sĀ 2014 MSBA Delegate Assembly overwhelmingly voted to increase equalization for districts receiving less than the state average in total general education funding per pupil by making voter-approved school referendum revenue more affordable in low property … Continue reading

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School boards members urge legislators to increase compensatory aid along with additional flexibility in how revenue is used

DuringĀ the MSBA Delegate Assembly on Saturday, December 6, school board members from across the state strongly supported creating a base level of funding for every student that qualifies for free and reduced lunch. The delegation supported a base of $1,700 … Continue reading

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