WEBINAR: Education in the State Budget

This webinar, presented on Monday, June 3, 2021, examines the Senate’s finalized version of the state budget, which includes a sweeping and highly controversial voucher program, changes the school funding formula for public schools, and trades a targeted property tax relief program for a universal cut that will disproportionately benefit property-wealthy towns. Reaching Higher Policy Director Christina Pretorius outlines the key components of the budget pertaining to education and discusses next steps in the legislative process.

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