Hedonic http://wyomingpublicradio.net en School Finance Bill Returns http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/school-finance-bill-returns <p>The Wyoming Senate has revived a school finance measure with onesignificant change:The bill removes the controversial regional cost adjustment known as the hedonic model that caused the measure to fail in the house.</p><p>That provision would remove funding from communities with amenities and could have cost Teton County four million dollars.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 22:39:38 +0000 Bob Beck 19703 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net School Finance Bill Returns Legislature Approves Hedonic Model http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/legislature-approves-hedonic-model <p>A new Wyoming School Finance bill has been approved by the Legislature&#39;s Joint Education Committee, but it has its critics.&nbsp;</p><p>The biggest concern is over a portion of the bill that is called the regional cost adjustment,&nbsp;which applies to salaries districts get and takes into consideration where a district is located.&nbsp;</p><p>The committee has decided to shift to a new funding mechanism called the hedonic wage index, that will reduce what the state pays for salaries by about seven million dollars.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 19 Jan 2012 00:23:37 +0000 Bob Beck 18305 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Legislature Approves Hedonic Model