April 2, 2006 - Posted at 12:39 p.m. CST
LITTLE ROCK (AP) _ Legislators are in apparent agreement for a
school funding package for a special session that is to begin
Governor Huckabee has put 31 items on the special session
agenda, including a measure that would cap administrative expenses
for a school district at eight percent of the district's budget.
That proposal is not sitting well with some education groups.
The Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators is
against the cap. But the group has joined the Arkansas School
Boards Association and the Arkansas Education Association in
million dollars over the next two years for the state's 251 school
districts. Another 90 million dollars is proposed for school