What will Marquart do to equalize school funding in Minnesota?
In Rep. Marquart's position as head of the Property and Local Sales Tax Division in St. Paul, and as a teacher, I would like to know what he has done or will do to bring equality in funding to all school districts. One would think equal funding per student in all school districts would be a priority, especially when rural school districts get less money per pupil than those in the Twin Cities area.
I lived in Alaska for 33 years, and they actually gave more funding to rural school districts, not less. This would bring more revenue into our area and help local governments with their current budget shortfalls. And it would be the fair and right thing to do. I refer to rural as not being those in the Twin Cities.
-- Lawence Wold, Detroit Lakes