Educators group pushes Legislature for funding
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The state Legislature will not convene until January, but a grassroots education funding organization is already looking at ways to make sure that it lives up to its responsibilities when it comes to funding public schools.
Over time, more and more of the responsibility for funding public schools has been placed on local taxpayers in the form of mill levies, said Mark Lambrecht, executive director of the Montana Quality Education Coalition. That trend is expected to continue, but his organization is traveling from town to town gathering concerns. With a united, focused voice, educators hav...