A second push for education funding reform has been filed by state legislators, leaving local school leaders feeling as though they won’t be reaping many of the benefits if the bill were to be signed into law.

Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz, a Boston Democrat who was the main force behind the state Senate’s $1 billion school-funding bill last year, filed the Education Promise Act on Wednesday, a similar bill that includes details addressing some concerns raised with the original language.

The funding formula, which determines how much of the state’s money goes to school districts, hasn’t been changed since 1993, despite rising costs in health care, special education and English language learner education, said Newburyport School Committee Vice Chair Bruce Menin.

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