Maryland Gov. Hogan’s veto of school funding plan hurts our children’s futures

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May 29, 12:00 AM

Maryland Gov. Hogan’s veto of school funding plan hurts our children’s futures

Maryland has an unfortunate history of failing our children when times get tough. In 2002, the General Assembly adopted the “Thornton formula” and invested $3.2 billion to ensure schools had the resources necessary to provide every child with an adequate and equitable education. In 2008, the Great Recession hit, and Maryland lawmakers stopped fully funding the Thornton Commission’s plan.

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