A report on the first prefiled bills released today.
Someone asked a question earlier this week about what the BSA will be for FY16. The BSA is what was passed in HB 278 last year - $5,880 for FY16 and $5,930 for FY17. The amount for FY16 was forward funded last session.
As to any predictions about what might occur regarding education funding during the upcoming session,
At a press conference on Tuesday, Governor Bill Walker said he may keep Dept. of Education & Early Development Commissioner Mark Hanley and Dept. of Environmental Commissioner Larry Hartig in his administration. He also discussed his budget process and education funding. See the full report here.