Student Opportunity Gaps

MREA to Host Meeting on Donut Hole Funding Inequity

By December 14, 2013 No Comments

MREA districts are invited to attend an information meeting on the “donut hole” on Jan. 16 during the MSBA Leadership Conference in Minneapolis. This meeting aims to discuss the issue with affected districts and prioritize ideas on ways to create equity in the Minnesota K-12 education funding system. The donut hole describes the funding gap between Small Schools Revenue and Location Equity Revenue. View a map of affected districts.

The 2013 legislative session produced huge results for K-12 public education, but closing this gap is a major priority for MREA heading into the 2014 legislative session.

Join Sam Walseth, MREA’s legislative lead professional at the Capitol, for a discussion on the:

  • Status of legislative conversations on the issue
  • Consensus on a solution – MREA platform
  • Key messages & Grassroots action plan

Donut Hole Information Meeting

WHEN: Thursday, January 16
4:50 pm
Minneapolis Convention Center, Room 211B

y January 8 to with your district name and number and the names/positions of all individuals (including Board members) who will be attending from your district. Please send only one RSVP per district. Questions? Call MREA at 320.762.6574.

Learn more about the donut hole issue.