Archive for February 2013

Questions sent to Janette Gilman in advance of the meeting of February 28, 2013

Questions sent to Janette Gilman, President, Montgomery County Council of Parent Teacher Associations (MCCPTA), in advance of the meeting of February 28, 2013 1.  How does the MCCPTA define “full funding” for MCPS?  What would you consider the “floor” for the MCPS budget? 2.  What is MCCPTA’s role in determining the MCPS budget?  Is there a…

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How the “Maintenance of Effort” Law Began

From Blair Lee’s column in The Gazette of November 20, 2009: In 1983 “Gov. Hughes appointed the Civiletti Commission which, of course, recommended more aid to the plaintiffs and, soon, millions of new school aid was pouring into Baltimore city. Then state auditors discovered that, as the new state aid flowed into Baltimore, the city…

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