School tries to dig out of $2.1 million hole
Published 03/23/2012, 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.Word count: 698
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