Schools for Equity in Education

Session Daily

House passes K-12 education bill that features $2.2 billion funding boost, contentious policy changes

The education finance and policy agreement returned from conference committee has House DFLers ecstatic. “With this proposal, we make historic investments in our schools,” said Rep. Cheryl Youakim (DFL-Hopkins). “We’ve had over 20 years of underinvestment in our schools. And while we cannot change that overnight, or even in one biennium, this bill is an awesome start.”