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Anne Arundel school board makes $1.4 billion operating budget request, adding $11.8 million to employee pay

February 18, 2021

The Anne Arundel County Board of Education will submit a $1.4 billion operating budget request to the County Council that includes an extra $25 million in pay for teachers and funding for new counselors, psychologists and social workers. The request is 6.3% over the current budget, by about $82 million, the school system said in a statement Tuesday night, which includes the $52.2 million increase Superintendent George Arlotto sought, another $18.4 million added by the board and an additional $12.1 million in state grant funding for fiscal year 2022.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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