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Bennington, VT: "Education fund gap...because SPED spending is higher than anticipated"

May 1, 2018, Bennington (VT) Banner: Education hole balloons to $58 million http://www.benningtonbanner.com/stories/education-hole-balloons-to-58-million,538166 The education fund gap is much higher than originally projected, legislative analysts say. The gap, which had been reported by the Scott administration to be $40 million, is actually $58.2 million. That's because special education spending is higher than anticipated, and the governor, in his public statements, hasn't take into account funding needed to fill statutorily required reserves. …