Education funding formula: How much is your district still owed?
State lawmakers developed a school funding formula, which directs more money to area with higher concentrations of poverty and less ability to raise local funds. But historically, the state has put caps on how much it will provide districts, which means some districts — like Waterbury — are underfunded up to $55 million.
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Source: State Department of Education
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