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Potential Impact of State Spending on Siouxland's Largest School District


Iowa lawmakers recently approved increased spending for K-12 schools by 2.4%.  The governor is expected to support the plan.

The funding plan would add $36.5 million to base funding for schools statewide 

Credit Sioux City Community Schools
Dr. Paul Gausman

Republicans say the move provides reliable funding, but Democrats say it is too little to cover cost increases.

Siouxland Public Media’s Sheila Brummer talked to the Superintendent of Sioux City Public Schools Dr. Paul Gausman about the potential impact on Siouxland’s largest school district.

INTERVIEW: SCCSD Superintendent Paul Gausman with reaction to proposed school spending by the state of Iowa

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