It hasn’t been a secret that the state’s funding of education has taken a step back in recent years.
The numbers show where cutbacks have hit the hardest, as SEEK (Support Education Excellence in Kentucky) funding decreased from $7.6 million in 2009 to a current allocation of $6.6 million, according to Washington County Schools Finance Officer Judy Spalding.
“We’ve had a six percent overall decline in revenue in five years between our property tax and SEEK,” Spalding said.
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