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Provisions to recoup state education funding for Carroll schools falter in House
Provisions to recoup state education funding for Carroll schools falter in House

A pair of proposals that would have limited the amount of state funding lost by Carroll County Public Schools over the next three years was approved by the county's state senators, supported by the Board of Carroll County Commissioners and pleaded for by local education officials. But the measure appears to have stalled in the House of Delegates and is not included in the state budget as legislators put the finishing touches on the fiscal year 2015 budget. "We are greatly disappointed," Superintendent of schools Steve Guthrie said on April 1. As the budget stands, Carroll is facing a $3.1 million decrease, or two percent, in state funding this year. "Even flat revenue...

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