Unallotments have dire consequences for schools
I worked with Marty Owings from Radio Free America on this piece for KFAI which aired last night about Governor Tim Pawlenty’s planned unallotments. The unallotments hold dire consequences especially for already cash-strapped school districts. To listen, find the headline and player here.
Also, here’s the intro to the piece (below):
Looking at the impact of budget unallotments up close
Governor Tim Pawlenty’s planned unallotments will have broad impact on Local Government Aid, education and health and human services across the state. In this story, reporters Anna Pratt and Marty Owings examine the effects of these cutbacks, especially as it relates to education.