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State Education Leaders Call on Legislature to Pay Special Education Unpaid Bill

School Districts are mandated by the state to provide important special education services. But, the state is not covering the cost. On Monday, May 9, 2022, Minnesota education organizations hosted an event to call on legislators to stabilize Minnesota’s education funding system by addressing the growing special education funding shortfalls. VIEW THE LIVESTREAM: www.amsd.org/livestream CHART:

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With Record State Budget Surplus, School Districts Face More Than $240 Million in Shortfalls

Survey Shows Major Budget Shortfalls for the 2022-23 School Year. A survey updated this week shows members of the Association of Metropolitan School Districts (AMSD) now face a combined budget shortfall of more than $240 million for the 2022-23 school year. The survey asked districts to project their 2022-23 school year funding shortfalls, assuming no

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Session Daily: House passes education bill with more per-pupil funding, teacher training

Session Daily | JUNE 26, 2021: Spending per pupil would rise, pre-kindergarten offerings wouldn’t shrink, and training opportunities for teachers and staff would increase under the omnibus E-12 education finance bill.

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Metro area school districts face significant budget shortfalls

More than $93 million in combined budget shortfalls projected for the 2020-21 school year SAINT PAUL — A new survey of 41 school districts that are members of the Association of Metropolitan School Districts (AMSD) projects combined budget shortfalls of more than $93 million for the 2020-21 school year. The survey assumes the Legislature will