School funding formula fairness

My head hurts any time the subject turns to school funding formulas. They are complicated and even tiny differences can affect lives.

Yet, it is time to update Idaho’s current formula. It was adopted in 1995,before online and charter schools and dual enrollment.  And, now, after three years of research, a legislative committee has proposed a new formula.

Unfortunately, the best thing I can say about it is–it won’t pass the legislature.

A four-part article under “Data Points” on the Boise School District’s website …

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