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Money picture a little brighter for Volusia County Schools
By Al Everson
posted May 21, 2014 - 10:03:01am
In a lighter mood than it has enjoyed for several years when money was the topic, the Volusia County School Board began planning next year’s budget at a May 13 workshop.
"The good news is, the recession is over," School District Planner Saralee Morrissey told the School Board.
While there is still uncertainty in the school system’s financial future, one thing is clear, Superintendent Margaret Smith told School Board members: Austerity is in the past.
"We're not planning for any further reductions in any of our departments," she said.
In fact, Smith said she would like to hire more school administrators and social workers. The school district also plans to hire more teachers.
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