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Sub HB 2986 - School Finance - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Failed (Senate) (14-25) - (Key vote)

Title: School Finance

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases public school funding, including incrementally increasing the "base state per pupil" aid from $4,257 to $4,307 in 2006 - 2007, to $4356 in 2007 - 2008 and to $4,391 for 2008 - 2009 and after. The bill also specifies that a kindergarten be counted as one pupil for funding purposes by 2008-2009, and states that it is the goal of the state to have 65 percent of money that goes to schools be spent on classroom instruction.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (64-61) - (Key vote)

Title: School Finance

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases public school funding, including incrementally increasing the "base state per pupil" aid from $4,257 to $4,307 in 2006 - 2007, to $4356 in 2007 - 2008 and to $4,391 for 2008 - 2009 and after. The bill also specifies that a kindergarten be counted as one pupil for funding purposes by 2008-2009, and states that it is the goal of the state to have 65 percent of money that goes to schools be spent on classroom instruction.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: School Finance

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