Reform of Maine’s school funding law has been a vexing issue for educators and politicians alike. It continues to dominate the education issue agenda inAugusta and will be a major focus of attention by the 117th State Legislature. In this article, Josephine LaPlante examines two broad issue areas of educational funding reform that have been the source of much debate and contention: pupil equity and taxpayer equity. Among other things, she offers some alternatives for alleviating the most pressing problems associated with those issues.

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