Michigan K-12 education funding narrative changes

By Tom Gantert | Michigan Capitol Confidential

During his Jan. 16 State of the State address, Gov. Rick Snyder said he increased funding to K-12 education.

For Audrey Spalding, director of education policy at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, and James Hohman, assistant director of fiscal policy at the Mackinac Center, it was a simple claim to verify.

The Senate Fiscal Agency had a chart it produced that showed the increase in state funding under Snyder. The Senate Fiscal Agency describes itself as a “nonpartisan legislative agency created to provide the Michigan Senate with sound and unbiased assistance …”

at Michigan Capitol Confidential.

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