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Lack of state funding leaves many Montana schools in disrepair

February 14, 2016View for printing

Montana ranks near the bottom nationally for the state's share of funding for school construction and repair - and education leaders say that has caused differences in the quality of education statewide that might run afoul of the law.

What's certain is that the lack of state funding has left some schools in disrepair for years, leading sewage to back up in hallways, snowpack to threaten roof collapses and students to crowd inside too-small classrooms that don't meet accreditation standards.


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