Vt. task force takes public comment on school finance reform

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) – A legislative task force looking at school finance reform options took comments from the public during a hearing Wednesday.

Right now, the state distributes money based on criteria including the number of students and their characteristics in a per-pupil system. The task force is looking at two options. The first is to modify the current per-pupil system and the other is categorical aid.

The per-pupil system considers economic disadvantage, English-language learners, and disabilities among students. Categorical aid would mean funds are given to schools on an as-needed basis for specific purposes.

The per-pupil system of weighting

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Donald Trump Takes a Swipe at Jews, Catholics Who Didn’t Vote for Him

  • Donald Trump complained about Catholics and Jews who did not vote for him in 2020.
  • The former president made the comments in a conference call featuring religious leaders.
  • The move could be seen to shore up his religious conservative base ahead of the next election.

Former president Donald Trump complained about Catholics and Jews who did not vote for him in the 2020 election despite all he did for their communities.

Trump made the comments in a campaigning call on Thursday organized by the religious group Intercessors for America.

 

“I did a lot for the Catholics.

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