Tuesday, February 28, 2017

BEWARE - Governor Dannel Malloy’s devastating cuts to public education - Wait What?

BEWARE - Governor Dannel Malloy’s devastating cuts to public education - Wait What?:

BEWARE – Governor Dannel Malloy’s devastating cuts to public education



At a time when Connecticut’s students, parents and educators need and deserve adequate funding for the state’s public schools,  Governor Dannel Malloy has proposed the most drastic cuts to public education in Connecticut history.
In testimony last week before the Connecticut General Assembly, the Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding [CCJEF] identified the most serious problems with Malloy’s plan to slash funding for public schools in Connecticut.
As CCJEF explain, Malloy’s outrageous proposal,
Reduces overall state support for K-12 public education by at least $364 million
Zeroes out or reduces ECS funding to 131 municipalities/school districts.
The $428 million cut in ECS is justified by a fictional special education proxy that has no basis in per district special education student counts or expenses.
Lowers the ECS foundation amount from $11,525 to $8,999 for FY 18 and thereafter, but increases per pupil funding for 
BEWARE - Governor Dannel Malloy’s devastating cuts to public education - Wait What?:


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