The House on Monday teed up an education financing reform bill for debate Wednesday, giving initial approval to a piece of legislation that hews more closely to the bill that came out of the Education Committee than the version the Senate passed unanimously earlier this month.

After House Speaker Robert DeLeo, Senate President Karen Spilka and each branch’s Education Committee chair unveiled consensus legislation that would invest a new $1.5 billion in the state’s public K-12 education system over the next seven years with a focus on providing resources that will help low-income students, the Senate unanimously passed its own amended version on Oct. 3.

The House version (H 4137), which was released by the Ways and Means Committee and then ordered to a third

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