Austerity cuts hit school system budgets hard

Removing austerity cuts to the state’s formula in providing funding to public schools was one of a number of issues brought before Floyd County legislators during a joint meeting with local school boards Thursday. Members of the boards of education for the Rome and Floyd County school systems, along with their superintendents, had a chance to question the local legislative delegation: Rep. Eddie Lumsden, R-Armuchee, Rep. Katie Dempsey, R-Rome, and Sen. Chuck Hufstetler, R-Rome. Read the full article on The Rome News-Tribune.

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