Letter: State needs to boost funding for schools

Editor: The Fleetwood School Board is facing a deficit of up to $1.3 million in its preliminary budget for the next school year, and officials said that even if they were to raise property taxes to the highest allowable rate, the district would face a deficit of about...
School districts get fiscal shot in the arm with new budget

School districts get fiscal shot in the arm with new budget

Nearly half of the spending increase is to feed the pension fund Written by David Mekeel The numbers look good, but they only tell part of the story. Education was by far the biggest winner in the 2018-19 state budget passed by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Tom...