Study a step to getting Michigan school funding right

The recently released school finance “adequacy study” commissioned by the Michigan Legislature is a credible and overdue effort to frame a critically important public policy discussion. Citizens and lawmakers should embrace this opportunity to think about our collective financial commitment to educating Michigan’s kids.

Prepared by an experienced Colorado consulting firm, Augenblick, Palaich and Associates, the study estimates the cost of providing an adequate education for the typical student, as well as the additional cost of educating students who confront disadvantages over which they have little control.

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