The bulk of funding increases come from a change to the main formula for how much state aid schools get. After 4 and 2 percent jumps the next two years, automatic increases will index to inflation.
Look closer: The House Session Daily lays out the major budget and policy changes.
Why we’re celebrating:
EE’s top legislative priorities made the final bill. As we’ve highlighted before:
- A bill carving a pathway to licensure for heritage language teachers.
- Another to guarantee students have access to ethnic studies.
Walz is expected to sign the bill in the next few days.