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Primary & Secondary Education Funding

Mason County School Superintendent Rick Ross would like to see the Kentucky General Assembly increase funding for primary and secondary education when it approves the state’s next two-year budget. However, Ross is not exactly optimistic…

"I certainly hope that will be the case, but all indications are that there really isn't extra money. I'm hopeful, but at the same time skeptical that anything is going to change in the near future." - Rick Ross

When Kentucky lawmakers convene for their next legislative session in January, they’ll begin work on a new, spending plan. Projections from the state’s top economists for the next several years show only modest growth in revenues.