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Valentine Concerned About Fiscal Impact Of Update To Funding Formula

November 25th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

A Maryland commission on education has approved a plan to update the state’s funding formula to increase teacher pay and improve schools.  The panel voted 19-3 for wide-ranging recommendations, which now goes to the legislature.  Under the plan, Maryland would phase in billions of dollars in additional spending. About $4 billion annually would be added annually a decade from now for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.  Bill Valentine, a former Allegany County Commissioner who served on the Kirwan Commission for two year has  serious concerns about the fiscal impact locally….


2 Responses to “Valentine Concerned About Fiscal Impact Of Update To Funding Formula”

  1. November 25, 2019 at 8:19 am, David said:

    Raise taxes 18-20%!! What a disaster and all this money won’t fix the education system.


    • November 25, 2019 at 9:51 am, Kevin said:

      > I guess we will have to bring back Wayne Foote.


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