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ELG Interim Committee October Update


Posted Date: 
October 2, 2012
Contact: 
Leanne Kurtz, Committee Staff

Final ELG Meeting Touches on Many Topics

The Education and Local Government Interim Committee covered a wide range of topics during its final meeting of the 2010-2011 interim on Sept. 13.

Education-related agenda items included:

  • a report from an education policy specialist with the National Conference of State Legislatures, who discussed student achievement and performance measurement in charter schools;
  • a final K-12 finance training presentation from the Legislative Fiscal Division’s Jim Standaert, who reviewed the funding formula, delved into school district general funds, and explained the policy implemented by Senate Bill 329, the 2011 Legislature’s wide-ranging education funding and policy bill;

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Leanne Kurtz | 406-444-3064 | lekurtz@mt.gov