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Commissioners Decide to Provide Maintenance of Effort Only for School Board

July 14th, 2014 by WCBC Radio

With more unfunded federal mandates forcing local school systems to provide additional dollars for special education programs-  the Allegany County Commissioners’s decision to provide only maintenance of effort funding in the past few years could lead to some devastating education cuts in the next few years. School Board member Ed Root says that with more money required for special ed programs at the same time the county is providing fewer dollars for the overall system- the board is getting more and more into a fiscal bind with no end in sight.


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