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Heidi Spear: Serious education funding reform proposals

Vt Digger - - 9:16 am Mon Nov 3rd, 2014

Our education funding system has unleashed a rising tide of spending that will not abate until we reform the system.

Coupled with the Legislature's decisions to shift an increasing percentage of the education funding burden to property taxes and fund other state programs out of the Education Fund, property taxes in our state have skyrocketed. Taxes are exceptionally high by regional and national standards, particularly given the municipal services typically provided.

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