K-12 education Governor's School Funding Plan Headed For House Vote By Wallis Watkins • Jun 3, 2019 The funding plan for K-12 schools in Louisiana is finally on its way to the full House, after the Appropriations committee advanced the school funding formula Sunday. K-12 Education Funding Remains The Center Of Debate, As Budget Moves To Senate By Wallis Watkins • May 10, 2019 The debate over next year’s budget is headed to the Senate, after the Louisiana House easily passed the bill Thursday. But K-12 education funding continues to be a sticking point. House Republicans Move To Increase Teacher Pay Raises By Wallis Watkins • May 7, 2019 House Republicans are looking to give Louisiana teachers a larger pay raise than expected next year, as lawmakers decide how to spend $119 million in extra revenue. Senate, House Education Leaders Split On Public School Funding By Wallis Watkins • May 3, 2019 Lawmakers in the House and Senate education committees—both controlled by Republicans—disagree over a $39 million increase to public school funding, a split that could pose a threat to pay raises for Louisiana teachers. House Republicans Strike Down $39 Million Increase To Public Schools By Wallis Watkins • Apr 17, 2019 The debate over school funding came to a head Tuesday, when the House Education committee voted to change the K-12 budget proposal backed by Governor John Bel Edwards.