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Wish list sent to Juneau

...state retirement systems. At a minimum, the Legislature should implement the recommendations of the Joint Legislative Education Funding Task Force, the borough said. A sustainable revenue sharing program is needed to provide reliable streams of...
State funding inequities leaves district shortchanged

...the faulty Foundation Formula in its entirety, lawmakers passed a resolution Wednesday creating the Joint Legislative Education Funding Task Force to study and present Gov. Sarah Palin with a list of proposed changes to the Foundation Formula by...
Stevens to help iron out school funding

Senate Majority Leader Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, has been selected to serve on the Joint Legislative Education Funding Task Force, Stevens? office announced Thursday. Also named to the panel is Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer...
Borough proceeding cautiously while school funding addressed

...Social and Economic Research (ISER) funding recommendations, and because of the formation of the Joint Legislative Education Funding Task Force, which begins meeting this week. ?By no means have we dropped the lawsuit idea,? Williams said...
Tough summer for schools: Fight for more education funding dealt blow from the court

Those of us who advocate for schools and children have had a troubling summer. It started with a legal setback in the school funding lawsuit. This was followed by legislative hearings that prompted a chorus of passionate voices that rebutted the judge's ruling. Rarely has the disconnect between the courts and the real world been displayed so dramatically.
Borough works on wish list

State lawmakers are urged to fix education funding, establish a workable municipal revenue sharing program, and appropriate money to cover the huge debt owed to state retirement systems in the latest draft of the Kenai Peninsula Borough's legislative wish list.
Education funding up for debate

...committees of their respective legislative bodies. The measures incorporate recommendations of the Joint Legislative Education Funding Task Force. Each version proposes to increase the base student allocation to $5,480 in fiscal year 2009...
District revises budget

...legislative decision, the district is reducing that number to $100, which was recommended by the Joint Legislative Education Funding Task Force that met last summer. The base student allocation determines how many dollars the district receives...


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