New Maryland education funding formulas delayed

December 20, 2018

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland commission won’t finish recommendations on new funding formulas for K-12 education in time for legislative action next year, delaying a major effort to increase the formulas for the first time since 2002 and disappointing supporters.

The Maryland Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education had been aiming to recommend policies and funding formulas before the General Assembly gathers next month for its 90-day session to give lawmakers a chance to adopt them next year.

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