Charlottesville school plan eliminates 20 positions
The Daily Progress Friday, March 01, 2013 at 12:53 p.m.
A united Charlottesvile School Board on Thursday approved a $70.3-million fiscal plan for the upcoming school year that slashes nearly 20 positions and includes roughly $500,000 of pay increases for division workers.
The board cut almost $1 million out of its draft budget, but still needed nearly three times that amount in one-time funding from the city to bridge a projected gap of $4 million caused in large part by decreased state and federal revenues.
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