Ryan Suppe and Kevin Richert
Statehouse roundup, 2.20.24: School leaders back $2 billion facilities bill but ‘temper expectations’
In other news, Superintendent Debbie Critchfield pitched short-term and long-term K-12 funding fixes.
Also, budget-setting for higher education starts with community colleges and House Republicans name a new majority leader.
In other Wednesday news, budget-writers dig into the State Board of Education’s requests, and a resolution on the University of Phoenix purchase falls off the agenda, at least for today.
INSIDE: New bills introduced to ban mask mandates, and restrict activists from providing sex education material.