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Education Funding To Be An Issue

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Education Funding To Be An Issue

A package of bills from the interim Education Funding Committee has been pre-filed ahead of the 2014 South Dakota legislative session.

Senator Bill Van Gerpen of Tyndall says the committee bill would increase state aid to education by three point eight percent…

 

Van Gerpen says the three percent increase proposed by the Governor doesn’t go far enough…

 

Van Gerpen says he hopes legislators want to push the state aid formula beyond the three percent mark…

 

The session officially opens on the fourteenth.

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