Hogan to Withhold Extra Funding for High-Cost School Systems This Year; Baker Issues Reponse Statement

From the Washington Post, reporter John Hicks, published May 14, 2015. For the complete story, go here.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that he will withhold $68 million in funding for high-cost school systems this year, thwarting the wishes of Democratic legislators and top officials in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.

The General Assembly passed a measure in April requiring the state to fully fund a program that sends extra money to the state’s costliest school systems.

Continue reading at the Washington Post.

Click here to read County Executive Rushern Baker’s statement in response to Governor Hogan’s decision to withhold the funds.

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