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Both sides debate use of early childhood fund for K-12 education

| October 21, 2015
Both sides debate use of early childhood fund for K-12 education

Board members of a voter-approved organization that funds programs to promote early childhood development are fighting a plan by legislative leaders to raid its dollars to instead increase aid for K-12 education…. The fight comes as Republican legislative leaders say they can add $500 million a year in funding for public education. That plan uses a combination of existing tax dollars, some money from the state land trust, and taking money from First Things First.

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