IPS was winner in state budget

IBJ is completely off base to suggest that the new state budget was “balanced on the backs of poor children.”
As has been true of every state budget for the last two decades, students in Indianapolis Public Schools and other urban districts
are actually the biggest winners in this budget.

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EDITORIAL: School funding has fatal flaws

A state budget was passed June 30, but it’s balanced on the backs of poor children. Legislators
deserve praise for at least slightly increasing overall education funding, but because of a flawed funding
formula, urban districts such as Indianapolis Public Schools actually will lose money in the next two

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