The Transylvania Times -

Schools See Dip In Federal Funding


May 14, 2018

The local school system has seen federal grant funding decrease by more than 25 percent over the past five years.

Dr. Jeremy Gibbs, chief academic officer for Transylvania County Schools, informed the Transylvania County Board of Education last Monday evening that federal grants have decreased from $2,921,737 to $2,145,498.

“That is just a reduction in the allotment of federal dollars,” said Gibbs, who added that the relatively small change in student enrollment cannot explain the significant change in funding.

He also said that while the amount of federal grants has decreased, the n...

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