More Student Enrollment Could Mean Less State Funding For Schools

The state education department is warning Indiana schools that they could receive less money than planned because of an unexpected increase in student enrollment. The department says it will have to cut per-student payments to schools by $9.3 million as the state budget’s $7 billion for K-12 this school year won’t fully fund all students. Legislative leaders say they intend to fix the problem during their session starting in January.

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