Lawmakers Proposing Increase in Funding for K-12 Education


Republican lawmakers are proposing a $40 million increase in funding for K-12 education. (WHO-HD)

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DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Republican lawmakers are proposing an increase in education funding.

Lawmakers in the House are proposing a $40 million increase for K-12 education, which would be a 1.1% increase. This is less than the 2% increase proposed by Governor Branstad.

Democrats say a 4% increase is necessary to prevent layoffs and program cuts.


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