ERIC Number: ED334697
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Dec
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Moving toward School Funding Equity: Implementation of HB 28. A Report to the 52nd Legislature from the Legislative Oversight Committee on School Funding Implementation.
Merrill, Andrea L.
Montana's House Bill No. 28, an effort to equalize school funding among Montana public school districts, is described in this report. Included are: the study resolution; summary of committee recommendations; history of the school funding lawsuit and legislative reactions; explanations of elements of the new school funding mechanism, changes in revenue sources, other components of the bill, and equalization of transportation and facility funding; and related study topics. Appendices contain a chart showing the general fund structures for 1988 and 1991 and a brief paper explaining the oil and gas severance tax corrections bill. (57 references) (LMI)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montana Legislative Council, Helena.