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Local officials testify in favor of bill creating school funding task force

February 1, 2024

Frederick County elected officials advocated before the state’s Budget and Taxation Committee on Wednesday for a bill they argue is a first step toward a more equitable formula for school funding. Senate Bill 385, sponsored by state Sen. Karen Lewis Young (D-3), initially included alterations to the formula that would have aimed to eliminate what officials call a “funding lag” that hurts growing districts.

Article Source: Frederick News-Post

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