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Lawmakers join call to expand all-day kindergarten

Lawmakers Friday approved K-12 education budget that cuts $87 out of the per-pupil contribution recommended by the governor. The cut happened when members of the Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means committees voted to correct a technical error in calculating the base per-pupil funding the state provides. While the $37.9 million reduction doesn’t sound like much in the $2.8 billion General Fund education budget, it amounts to $87 per-pupil. That reduces the basic per-pupil support to $5,503 in FY2014 and $5,589 in FY 2015. Hose numbers are still an increase from the current funding level of $5,374. Joyce Haldeman …

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