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Harford school board passes $451 million budget, ups ante from county
Harford school board passes $451 million budget, ups ante from county

The Harford County Board of Education approved a $451 million operating budget for the 2015-16 school year on Wednesday night, but not before upping its request for more county funding to almost $29 million, citing further erosion in expected state aid. "I believe this budget is fiscally responsible and we have asked for what we need for the children and our employees," Superintendent Barbara Canavan declared, just before the board voted, 7-2, to approve the budget. "I will stand behind it 1000 percent." Less upbeat were the two board members who voted 'no,' Rick Grambo and Robert Frisch, who said the request for additional funding from the county is...

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