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Alaska education bill backed by House Republicans advances to finance committee

Posted on AllSides April 8th, 2024
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JUNEAU — A House Republican-backed education bill cleared its first hurdle Monday, advancing to the finance committee with less than six weeks left in the legislative session. House Bill 392 has a $680 boost to the $5,960 Base Student Allocation — the state’s per-student funding formula; provisions proposed by Gov. Mike Dunleavy to increase the number of charter schools; a substantial funding boost for homeschooled and correspondence students, and additional funding intended to help K-3 students improve their reading outcomes. The measure, proposed by Anchorage Republican Rep. Tom McKay, was...

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