Revised school aid plan wins support

Article By: Will Sentell | January 6, 2014 | Originally Posted on theadvocate.com

After a three-week delay, a special state panel is expected to recommend modest changes Monday in how the state finances public schools, including a controversial program called Course Choice.

The focus of the review is Louisiana’s $3.5 billion education funding mechanism, the Minimum Foundation Program.

The committee, known as the Minimum Foundation Program Task Force, was scheduled to gather and wrap up its suggestions Dec. 13 for the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.

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