Were they lying to us?
Last updated 3/20/2019 at 10:11am
For years, through politics, teacher strikes and court cases, we have heard that state lawmakers were underfunding schools. Then, with great fanfare, state leaders came together in 2017 and passed an historic bill that raised property taxes, reduced inequity and provided adequate funding for schools.
The law made two important changes in school funding. First, by raising taxes, it greatly incre...