Senate Bill 61

Students, parents benefit from defeat of Senate Bill 61, charter school funding mandate

The House Education Committee voted down Senate Bill 61, May 9, a proposal that would have forced a one-size-fits-all decree upon school districts to funnel money raised in local mill levy elections to charter schools.

DeVos-style education mandate clears Senate; educators urge House members to vote down SB-61

The Senate ignored concerns of diminished local control over school funding by approving Senate Bill 61, March 14. The measure, a state mandate which would force districts to funnel funds raised in local mill levy elections to charter schools, now moves to the House.

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