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Livingston: Not without strings attached

Livingston today told our reporter that he concurs with Finchem’s complaints yesterday that the education funding plans proposed thus far are missing accountability measures to ensure the money will actually improve the state’s education system and make sure the additional money doesn’t just go into a black hole. “I think [Finchem] is correct that just throwing more money into education doesn’t fix anything. What good does that do? We need results, we need better results,” he said.

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  1. The key issue is teacher retention and this means better teacher pay. So what sort of accountability is proposed here? Does he want more high stakes testing? I think that the only reasonable measure is a reduction in teacher turnover.

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