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SDML To See Funding Increase Next Year

The School District of Mystery Lake will be getting a boost when it comes to Provincial funding.


The announcement, which was made recently by Education Minister Ian Wishart, indicated that the division will be receiving a 7.4% increase next year, which will amount to $2,294,884.00.


Thompson MLA Kelly Bindle said that the government is once again providing strong support for school divisions across Manitoba with an overall funding increase of $6.6M.


Read: Manitoba Liberals Give Government Failing Grade On Education


Bindle added that the government is taking a balanced approach to "repairing the provincial education system, while creating efficiency within it".


He said that the Progressive Conservatives are trying to ensure quality education for all, after what he called 17 years of mismanagement under the previous NDP government.


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