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Commissioners Approve School Board Budget At Maintenance Of Effort Level; Mitrecic, Purnell Worry Over Impact On School System

June 7, 2023

The Worcester County Commissioners reiterated their support of a maintenance of effort education budget with a second vote on the matter this week. On Tuesday, in front of a crowd of citizens wearing “Support Our Schools” buttons, the commissioners voted 5-2 to approve a maintenance of effort budget of $100 million for Worcester County Public Schools. Commissioners Joe Mitrecic and Diana Purnell, both of whom have expressed concern with the reduced education funding, opposed the motion.


Article Source: MD Coast Dispatch

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