Education bill gives MN schools a $2.2 billion funding boost

The bill also scores policy wins for heritage language teachers, ethnic studies

May 18, 2023 • Marcus Penny

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:

What’s next

Walz is expected to sign the bill in the next few days.

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