Schools face up to $45M in reduced state aid due to budget impasse

The state's fiscal 2018 budget has been approved./ PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS
The state's fiscal 2018 budget has been approved./ PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS
PROVIDENCE – Education officials in Rhode Island are bracing for up to $45 million in cuts to local schools due to the continuing delay in state approval of a fiscal 2018 budget. Providence, in particular, could be hard-hit by the reduction in state aid to education. It anticipates receiving up to $12.6 million less in…

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  1. This article is misleading and poorly written. The INCREASES will be missed but the budget operates under 2017 levels. So what is wrong with fiscal 2017 levels?