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Senate Education Committee Delays School Finance Bill Vote

The Indiana Statehouse. (Peter Balonon-Rosen/IPB News)

An Indiana Senate committee has decided to postpone voting on a controversial school financials bill because of its effect on Muncie and Gary schools. Some committee members say the bill too radically changes plans lawmakers approved last session.

As Legislature Finalizes Muncie Finance Bill, Here’s How We Got Here

The Muncie Community Schools school board held an emergency meeting last week to discuss ways to reduce the district’s debt. This comes after the legislature include Muncie in a bill that would assign a state appointed financial advisor to the district, to help reduce the $19 million debt it currently carries.

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