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Come and enjoy the first Wildcat Fan Luncheon Tuesday, September 1. Wildcat coaches, student-athletes, staff, and fans while listening to updates about Wayne State Athletics. Fan Luncheons are open to the public and hosted in the back of the Max in downtown Wayne from 12:15-1 p.m.

State Lawmakers Divided Over School Funding

Posted: 23 April, 2013

LINCOLN (AP) – Lawmakers are divided over proposed changes to Nebraska’s school-funding formula, with rural senators expressing support for the measure and many urban lawmakers saying they oppose it. Sen. Kate Sullivan, chairwoman of the Education Committee, said Monday that the bill was an attempt to compromise on the formula, which is often controversial. Urban lawmakers argue that more state dollars should flow to districts with increasing student enrollments, higher property-tax levies and less spending per student. Rural lawmakers say their education costs are higher because they have to offer better salaries to attract quality teachers. They also argue that students have to travel greater distances to reach schools.



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