OPS shorted again on funding; Legislature might be asked to tweak shared tax system
Ralston is one of three metro-area school districts that gained this year under the Learning Community funding system. Here, kindergartner Mayar Almkinzy practices writing a capital letter N in teacher Staci Lehan's class at Ralston's Mockingbird Elementary School.
Posted: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:00 am
The Learning Community's shared tax system defied the Legislature's intent again this year, shifting revenue to districts other than the Omaha Public Schools.
For the fourth straight year, OPS received less money than it would have gotten under the previous tax system, according to an analysis by the Learning Community's finance officer and its accounting firm.
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Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:00 am.