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Lawmakers agree to Hogan's $28 million school funding offer

Lawmakers agree to Hogan's $28 million school funding offer

The General Assembly's budget leaders agreed Monday to accept Gov. Larry Hogan's offer of $28 million to help the Baltimore school system and others around the state where enrollment has declined, abandoning a proposal to bail out the districts without his assistance.

The apparent resolution would help the city school system close a $130 million budget shortfall in exchange for submitting to new state auditing requirements. Other jurisdictions would receive money to help close smaller budget gaps. The deal came as a Senate and House conference committee wrapped up negotiations on the state's $43.5 billion budget for next year.

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