The state needs about $1.98 billion to fund K-12 education for these two years. Local school districts also have to contribute money to fund public schools. About 80% of local contributions to education funding came from property taxes in fiscal year 2021.
The article comments that there are no specific ideas for using federal lands better because the Revenue Committee is at an “early” stage. There is nothing early about this problem that’s acute since 2016
WY faces $193M school funding shortfall