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Commissioners Blasted For Failing To Fully Fund School Board’s Budget Request

June 20th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

The President of the Allegany County Education Association blasted the Allegany County Commissioners for failing to fully fund the school board’s budget request.  The school board’s proposed $112.1 million budget for fiscal 2017 included a $1.8 million increase for operating expenses.  The commissioners approved a budget that was $330,000 above last year’s- but well short of the increase requested by the board.  As a result, the school board voted last week on a budget that included the elimination of teaching jobs and programs.  John Reuschlein, ACED President, said the cuts will be felt in the classrooms…


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