Rise & Shine: Lawmakers consider bill to require students pass a U.S. civics test to graduate

Good morning,

Yesterday brought the first budget draft of the season, with Gov. Eric Holcomb putting in his suggestions to lawmakers on how he’d like them to divvy up state money over the next two years.
As we kind of expected, it was a relatively small get for education — K-12 schools overall see an increase under the governor’s budget, but nothing is specifically set aside for teachers.

Stephanie has more below.

— Shaina Cavazos, reporter

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