Agree on all this. I’d further make the argument that since Proposal A, there are no specific revenue streams earmarked solely for K-12. Simply because those streams dump into the SAF does not negate the fact that those streams, since they replaced previous revenue streams earmarked solely for K-12, remain set asides and may not be appropriated for higher ed, pensions and certainly not community colleges. Why on earth the MASB, MASBO, MASA, MEA, AFT, SEIU and so forth haven’t long ago filed a lawsuit to ensure that happens is beyond me.
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