By Martin Austermuhle
April 4, 2017
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser unveiled her $13.8 billion budget for 2018 this morning, and one line item could prompt pushback from legislators and education advocates: funding for students at the city’s schools.
As part of the budget’s $7.6 billion local portion — the part funded through tax dollars raised from D.C. residents and businesses — Bowser is proposing an additional $105 million in spending for the city’s traditional public and public charter schools.
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