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Norwich Bulletin: State's main education funding formula needs reform

Editorial Board, Norwich Bulletin

September 05, 2015 - less than 1 minute

Griswold leaders who say the state is shorting them about $2 million this fiscal year on Education Cost Sharing aid plan to take their concerns to the capital — and if the source where they got their numbers is accurate, several other Eastern Connecticut communities ought to join them.

According to data from the Connecticut School Finance Project​, an independent, nonpartisan nonprofit, no fewer than 15 Eastern Connecticut municipalities are receiving less than 100 percent of the ECS dollar amount yielded by the state’s own formula.

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