Leaky bucket: legislature diverts K-12 tuition support funding from public schools

by | Feb 16, 2021 | 2021 Legislative Session, Charter Schools, Education Savings Accounts, Indiana Legislature, Innovation Schools, Legislative Priorities, School Funding, State Budget, Teacher Pay, Vouchers

Do you ever wonder how legislators can brag about “historic” increases in the education budget, yet public schools’ funding increases barely keep up with inflation? It’s because so much is diverted out of the K-12 Tuition Support Fund before public schools get what’s left.

ICPE advocates for separate line items for different forms of schools in the state budget, but people in power refuse to do that.  Maybe they don’t want you to notice.

Here is a pdf version for those who like to print.

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