School funding – enrollment vs attendance?

Rep. Mat Erpelding, minority leader of the Idaho House, recently wrote that basing funding on enrollment rather attendance is the one good thing about the new school funding proposal.  “Just because a student misses school does not make operations any cheaper for that day. The same amount of staff must show. The same amount of lights turn on. So, we should count all students enrolled for the school year. It sounds simple.”

I don’t disagree with Rep. Erpelding often, but I don’t even like …

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