Missouri schools are getting more money and with a few strokes of the pen, the Governor makes it official during a stop in Springfield.
Gov. Matt Blunt was at Springfield's Disney Elementary School to sign House Bill 2.
The education funding bill includes an overall increase of $132 million.
Among the programs seeing more funding; the A+ program, which helps pay tuition for high school seniors planning to attent qualifying 2-year community colleges like OTC, gets $3.6 million, Missouri's new virtual school program will see a $5.2-million bump, and $2.9 million will go to enhancing math and science opportunities.
The governor says since he took office -- school funding has increased by more than half a billion dollars statewide.
Read the full bill for details on where the money is going.