As the legislative session wraps up, both the Minnesota House and the Senate finalized the K-12 education funding bill.
Here are the highlights:
- increases funding for early childhood education and K-12 schools by $485 million.
- provides funding for all-day kindergarten for all schools in the state ($130 million).
- provides a 1.5 percent increase on the per pupil formula (an increase of $234 million over the next two years).
- increases special education funding by $40 million.
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