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Board asks Carroll for more school funding

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Carroll educators say their "bare bones" budget is just keeping up with state and federal mandates.

By Christopher Brooke, Reporter

HILLSVILLE — The increased revenue that county schools will request from the Carroll supervisors won’t even cover the new expenses coming from state and federal government mandates, the school board discussed at its March 14 meeting.
And educators still don’t know what the impacts on federal programs that sequestration will have on Carroll schools.
The changes to federal and state revenues that Superintendent Strader Blankenship discussed in his first budget presentation aren’t huge at this point.


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