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Hogan Comments on Small Return on Heavy Education Funding

February 7th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Now overseeing his final session of the Maryland General Assembly,  Governor Larry Hogan remains focused on seeing school systems held accountable for a lack of student progress. Hogan says his administration has pumped record funding into education during his seven years in office- and millions more will be allocated via Kirwan education reforms.  Despite the system now be flush with new revenue- the results have not been there with a recent report on some schools showing graduating seniors with a 2nd grade reading level. Hogan said it is frustrating to continue to provide high levels of funding- but having little control over how the dollars are being used- and little or no mechanism in place to address individual system failures…