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Statewide Commission for Recommendations in Funding Part of New Legislation

February 18th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

Legislation to create a new statewide commission to make recommendations on education funding, and an account for Pre-K students in State education funding have been introduced in the Maryland General Assembly.  Last week, MACo’s Legislative Committee took a position of support with amendments on the Pre-K funding bill.  Amendments would ensure that existing county funding for Pre-K is accounted for as the state transitions to a new way of calculating its own Pre-K aid. The Maryland Association of Boards of Education supports the Pre-K funding bill.  Allegany County Board of Education vice-president Laurie Marchini, during this week’s board meeting, said the concept is gaining momentum in Annapolis…


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