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Root Blasts Commissioners for Lack of Additional Funding

May 12th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

Allegany County Board of Education President Ed Root blasted the county commissioners this week for failing to adequately fund the education budget. The board had been seeking an additional $1.8 million above last years allocation, but will receive a hike of just over $320,000- that being the result of the county being tied to the maintenance of effort formula.  Root said that he understands that the county has its own fiscal challenges- however short changing education is not the way to go…


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