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Document Number: 4132

State Education Spending Taking Hit from National Economic MS Word - State budgets are reflecting their weakest two-year growth rates since the recession of the early 1980s. Many states may have to cut education funding to close projected budget gaps. However, there is some good news: in a survey of its 16 member states, the Southern Regional Education Board found the 14 states that have passed their budgets project increased spending for K-12 education. Eleven states project increases of less than 3%, and three (Maryland, Mississippi and West Virginia) expect increases of greater than 5%. (Michael Griffith, State Education Leader, Education Commission of the States, Fall 2002)...
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