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K-16 Proposal Headed to November Ballot

Ypsilanti, MI – If the Michigan legislature fails to act by midnight Saturday, voters will decide the k-16 education funding proposal in November. The proposal would require annual funding increases for local schools, community colleges, and state universities equal to or greater than the rate of inflation.
Click on the audio icon to hear local opposition and support for the measure, featuring Ypsilanti Township Supervisor RuthAnn Jamnick, and Ypsilanti Schools Superintendent James Hawkins.