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Waste Watch: MD Casino Revenues

Updated: Friday, August 29 2014, 08:00 PM EDT

In the five years since Maryland casinos have opened, $803 million have gone in the state's education trust fund.  

There were steady annual increases in per pupil spending in the Maryland Department of Education's budget over the past ten years. That changed when the casinos opened in 2010, per pupil spending flat lined.

Maryland is spending just $55 more per student since the casinos opened, despite taking in six times that much.

One reason why those funds have never reached the classroom may have to do with the "Thornton Law', a measure which regulates how much a state can spend on each school each year.

Waste Watch: MD Casino Revenues


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