Opinion: Budget battle a chance to fix school funding

As Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and lawmakers discuss a potential supplemental budget, they have a renewed opportunity to begin the process of addressing Michigan’s broken school funding method that continues to fail students from Detroit’s suburbs to west Michigan to the U.P.

It’s time for our leaders in Lansing to finally embrace what the research tells us: There is no one-size-fits-all way to educate our kids, and a new approach is needed that meets the needs of every child, regardless of location, income, learning challenges or other circumstances.

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