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Eberly Points to Raising Revenues as Answer with School Board

May 30th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

In an effort to end what has become an annual debate, Allegany County Administrator David Eberly suggested it may be time for the county to begin lobbying the state to allow boards of education to raise their own revenues, as they do in many other states. Eberly said that would be a very tough fight that might take a long time, but it could end the adversarial relationship that the current funding system sometimes creates.  Granting the school board taxing authority, would take the commissioners out of the education funding picture…

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