This week, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed the $17.1 billion budget appropriating funding for K-12 schools in Michigan. The budget marks the first time in state history that the gap between districts at the minimum and maximum foundation allowances has been eliminated. The $723 million within the budget to accomplish this will provide $8,700 in per pupil funding statewide.
Several aspects within the budget, include:
The House, Senate, and administration will continue to negotiate the budget for community colleges and universities, state departments, the legislature, and the executive office prior to the start of the new fiscal year on October 1.
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