Louisiana approves public school spending plan revisions

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The state’s top school board, showing rare harmony, approved revisions in its $3.6 billion spending plan for public schools after its initial proposal was killed by the Louisiana Senate Education Committee.

The vote was 9-1.

The changes, including revisions to avoid automatic school aid hikes in future years, won support from several influential school groups, including the Louisiana Association of School Superintendents.

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