education funding

2:51 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Kentucky School Tax Revenue Varies Widely Between Rich And Poor Districts


A non-partisan economic policy group has released a report showing large gaps in per-student funding among school districts that approved tax increases this year.

Around half of Kentucky school boards approved the maximum 4 percent property tax increase to help fund public schools.

That's partly because the state hasn’t raised per-pupil funding for a number of years. 

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1:24 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Education Groups Convene Thursday To Rally Around Single Message: Fund Public Education

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A group of education organizations will meet in Lexington Thursday to prepare for their campaign to better fund public education in Kentucky.

It’s the first time the various groups that make up the Kentucky Education Action Team will rally around a single message to deliver when the General Assembly convenes in January, according to Stu Silberman, executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence.

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