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Franchot says its time to change the School Funding process

December 29th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Recent media reports revealed that millions of tax dollars in Maryland have been going to educate students who aren’t in school. It is a point of concern for Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot- who says the way public schools are funded, needs to change. Franchot, first as a delegate and now State Comptroller, has been involved in school funding debates since the 1980s. So, earlier this year, when lawmakers passed the largest education spending increase in our state’s history, known as the Kirwan plan, Franchot had some criticisms…