$485 million in Education funding

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.

To read more click here.

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