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Last updated 7/5/2019 at 5:02pm

Last week some members of the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners asked Superintendent Jeff McDaris about the school budget. The following are some thoughts about the issues broached by the commissioners.  

 •The school board has requested a 4.78 percent ($582,196) increase in local funds for fiscal year 2020. The figure is based on: An increase in state contributions for teachers’ retirement and health insurance, which the school system is mandated to match for locally paid teachers; the need for another English language learner (ELL) instructor because the number of student...

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