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Texas school districts cut costs to avoid closure as state funding cuts loom

Published on June 2, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Doug Rice will take over next school year as principal of a single-campus rural school district east of Amarillo, close to the Oklahoma border. There’s just one problem: He’s already the superintendent. He’s putting on a second hat to save money since Kelton ISD will likely lose almost half its operating budget next year. A stalemate between the Texas House and Senate crushed any hopes of lawmakers making school funding formulas more equitable and simple this legislative session. That leaves school superintendents preparing to work with much less in their coffers, or risk having to shut their doors and forcing students to transfer to […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock

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