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A look at the state school funding formula

2012-10-28T02:30:00Z 2012-10-29T10:54:13Z A look at the state school funding formula The Billings Gazette
October 28, 2012 2:30 am

In regards to the Gazette opinion of Sept., 20, “State formula shortchanges big-school students”. Montana's school-funding formula allows one basic entitlement per school district and a per-student entitlement that depends on the number of students enrolled. If the basic entitlement were formulated according to how many teachers are employed, the larger school districts, including the Billings schools, might be funded more equitably.

Karla Christensen

Jordan

 

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