News Junkie: Schools brace for absence of state budget, funding formula

MERIDEN, Conn. — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is not afraid to impose his idea of fair funding when it comes to distributing education aid to cities and towns, but not everyone is going to appreciate it.

Malloy, who was in Meriden Tuesday to unveil the latest SAT scores, is running the state through an executive order. Legislative leaders have yet to send him a two-year budget as they struggle to close a $5.1 billion budget deficit.

If the stalemate over the state budget drags into September and October, it could impact the first Education Cost Sharing payment the state makes to cities and towns.

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