School Funding Change Proposed

Hand Middle School teacher, Pat Kassel, helps her students in girls' 6th grade math with their assignments, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Mary Ann Chastain)
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A plan to close the gap between rich and poor school districts is introduced at the state capitol Monday. Supporters want to start by setting aside 20-million dollars for the lowest-funded schools. They say Proposal A stopped working toward equal funding eight years ago, Leaving some districts struggling to make ends meet. The proposal would not take away money from more wealthy districts.

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