All education funding is not equal; “basic ed” is protected
No deal for kids. Talk shifts to adult needs. Next session starts May 13
-In a legislative session that was “all about McCleary” and living up to promises made four years ago to expand and fund basic education, the state legislature ended its 2013 general session Sunday night without a budget and without agreeing on key K-12 issues – such as how much money to put into the program of basic education.