Coalition for Education Equity filed a lawsuit yesterday regarding the administration's failure to release $20 million in FY 2019 education funding to Alaska’s school districts. CEE is seeking immediate release of these impounded funds. Our press release and the court filing are both attached, and a link to a couple of news stories about the lawsuit are below. Please contact me if you have any questions, and we will keep you apprised of any developments with the case.
The Alaska Senate passed their version of the operating budget yesterday by a vote of 19-1. Chris and Reggie have provided a detailed report of the education budget (and other items of interest), which includes what happens next. Please see the attached update and let us know if you have any questions.