School tries to dig out of $2.1 million hole

March 22, 2012 at 7:00 pm in Alexandria Echo Press

According to a preliminary budget, Alexandria Public Schools faces a $2.1 million budget shortfall for fiscal year 2012-2013.
The district plans to start trimming non-personnel budget items things like textbooks, supplies, technology, summer school and activities and, in doing so, eliminate $780,000.
It’s a start, but there’s $1.3 million more to cut. Continue Reading