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No, Really — Indiana's 'Boring School Finance Bill' Could Change Everything

Students in a classroom at East Side Intermediate in Anderson.

At a basic level, the state funding mechanism for Indiana schools is pretty simple: Count the number of students in each district once every year, then pay districts a certain amount of money for each one. But the Indiana General Assembly changed that in a fundamental way last session when they added a second student count date. […]

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