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Howard County schools need an extra $103.8 million for next year’s budget

January 19, 2024

Acting Howard County Schools Superintendent Bill Barnes proposed a $1.13 billion spending plan Thursday afternoon, setting up what is to be a “difficult budget process.” The school system must overcome a $103.8 million gap to balance the budget. “While difficult, we need to make significant changes now to put the school system on a more fiscally sustainable path, not just for the coming year but beyond as we continue to see mandated increases in the years to come,” Barnes said Thursday.

 

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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