School aid cuts advance, cigarette tax hike nearly snuffed out

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April 5, 2011 - 7:00pm

Schools will get significantly less money next year, under a bill given first-round approval by the Legislature. And a proposed cigarette tax increase appears all but stubbed out for this year. To compare how much would go to each school district through the state aid formula next year as compared to this year, start with this link, and compare columns 2 and 3:click here

Then, add to next year's total the federal "Edujobs" money that districts have been asked to carry over and use next year: click here


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