Study: Michigan cut school funding more than 33 other states since 2008
from The Detroit News
Michigan has cut investment in K-12 schools by 9 percent since 2008, a deeper cut than 33 other states, according to a report released by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a nonpartisan policy research organization based in Washington, D.C. "It's very clear that states that have good schools and educated workforces reap the benefits through stronger economic growth. We are moving in the wrong direction by reducing our investment in our schools and students," said Gilda Z. Jacobs, president and CEO of the Michigan League for Public Policy.
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