Washington County is apparently getting wealthier — but there’s a catch. The county’s rising wealth is calculated into the amount of money its public school system receives from the state. And for Washington County Public Schools, that means nearly $3 million less in state funding than was anticipated for the new fiscal year that begins July 1. “As it turns out, wealth is growing in Washington County, which is good news for our community,” WCPS Superintendent David Sovine told the Washington County Commissioners Tuesday.
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