Broad education coalition kicks off push for sweeping K-12 school-funding bill

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  1. End Daze
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    End Daze - January 26, 2013 2:15 pm
    There are all kinds of ways school trust lands could generate funding for schools. It certainly works well in Wyoming. The point is, given the general attitude of public educators about supporting the things necessary to generate all the tax revenues they demand, such as opposing natural resource development, including the State Superintendent of Schools, let them go find mana from heaven to fund their budgets. REally, Mt jack, where in the end do you think they will get revenue if not from the development of and the value added to our natural resources -- THAT IS THE POINT. The money they want wouldn't be there even in the general fund if it weren't for such development, no matter oil field busts. We want them to quit being such hypocrits. Forcing them to depend upon the revenues of school trust lands would require them to endorse the development of school trust lands, which the Democrats (unions and educators) are always opposed to doing. Go figure.
  2. billmillerjr
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    billmillerjr - January 23, 2013 6:27 am

    instead of building new schools, fire all sd2 employees and hire new ones from out of state who have experience and are educated--Then we wont need new schools...The sd2 in billings is one of the worst systems in America,per gummit figgerz, and wont get any better by pouring more money down the sd2 rat hole...our students dont need new schools--they need qualified teachers and management from out of stste to teach them---

  3. mt jack
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    mt jack - January 23, 2013 5:37 am
    Be VERRRY careful tying any funding or taxbreaks to natural resource development. The Bakken has gone bust before and with falling oil prices (noticed the lower gas prices recently?) it very well may go bust again -- particularly if a refinery isn't built in the Bakken area.

    Coal....? Missoula could very well spell the doom of our coal development, just the way that they stopped the Super-sized oil field loads. If you can't transport coal by rail you can't sell it either.
  4. fidlr
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    fidlr - January 23, 2013 5:00 am
    Tell your representatives to vote yes on this bill. It is good for the taxpayers and good for the kids.

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