Sen. Jason Carter officially qualified to run for governor last week, but his campaign has long been underway, complete with an education platform intended to end what he calls the current “shell game” of education funding.
At the heart of his campaign is a plan to create a separate budget for public education, a process that would be unlike any other in the United States. It would require the education spending plan to be approved by lawmakers and signed by the governor before they tackle funding for other government functions.
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