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Indiana School Districts Spending 58% Of Budget In The Classroom
Updated May 5, 2013 12:08 AM | Filed under: Network Indiana
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(UNDATED) - Indiana School Districts are spending about 58% of their expenditures on student instruction.

The state's Management and Budget Director, Ryan Kitchell, says the statewide average for the 2008-2009 school year trails the national average by 5%.

He claims if Indiana schools could match the national figure and spend 63% on student instruction, which would lead to a $500 million budget increase for classroom learning.

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