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Districts Welcome Extra Money

Districts Welcome Extra Money

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School district in South Dakota will get more state aid next year than they expected. The legislature increased formula funding by three point three five percent, above the three percent recommendation from the Governor. Many lawmakers said the funding above three percent should be used for teacher salaries.

Dr. Mark Froke, Superintendent of the Vermillion School District says they have tried to match teacher pay to state aid…

 

The Vermillion district has a property tax opt out in place. Froke says they will continue to need that revenue too…

 

Froke says even with the extra dollars, they face competition from neighboring districts in Nebraska and Iowa…

 

Those extra dollars are in the budget year beginning July first.

 

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