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* [http://www.hometownlife.com/article/20110331/NEWS08/103310588/1033/rss21/Proposed-amendment-would-limit-fund-support-only-K-12?odyssey=nav%7Chead ''Observer & Eccentric'',"Proposed amendment would limit fund to support only K-12," March 31, 2011]
 
* [http://www.hometownlife.com/article/20110331/NEWS08/103310588/1033/rss21/Proposed-amendment-would-limit-fund-support-only-K-12?odyssey=nav%7Chead ''Observer & Eccentric'',"Proposed amendment would limit fund to support only K-12," March 31, 2011]
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* [http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/article/20110404/OPINION01/104040309/Don-t-use-K-12-fund-higher-education?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|p ''Lansing State Journal'',"Don't use K-12 fund for higher education," April 3, 2011]
  
 
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Michigan Constitution
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The Michigan School Aid Fund Amendment may be on the November 6, 2012 statewide ballot in Michigan as an legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure would restrict the use of the state School Aid Fund to public K-12 schools only.[1]

The proposal, supported by a group of Democractic lawmakers, was developed to prevent proposals like Gov. Rick Snyder's proposal to use School Aid Funds for community college and public university 2012 budgets.[1]

The School Aid Fund was established in 1963 following a constitutional amendment. According to reports, the funds are to be used for "school districts, higher education and school employees' retirement systems."[1]

Path to the ballot

See also: Amending the Michigan Constitution

To place the measure on the ballot a minimum two-thirds vote was required in both the House and the Senate.

See also

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Additional reading

Editorials

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Detroit Free Press,"Democrats push for amendment to protect K-12 funding," March 29, 2011