School Finance Inequities Study Committee (J)

Charge

Review current provisions of the school finance formula and consider alternatives for achieving a more equitable application across all public school districts in the state. Aspects of the study shall include transportation funding with a particular emphasis on small and rural school district transportation funding levels, school district property taxation levels, at-risk student funding challenges, and other school finance formula provisions which may result in funding disparities between school districts. Based on stakeholder input from the Department of Education, school districts, education-related organizations and associations, and other interested stakeholders, the committee shall submit recommendations, if deemed appropriate, to the General Assembly by January 1, 2016.

Senate Members
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House Members
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Public Members
  • Ron Jorgensen, Co-Chair
  • Brian Schoenjahn, Co-Chair
  • Tod R. Bowman
  • Cecil Dolecheck
  • Ross Paustian
  • Herman C. Quirmbach
  • Patti Ruff
  • Amy Sinclair
  • Roby Smith
  • Cindy Winckler
Committee Information