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Grayson school budget requests include art, pay raises

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Speakers at a public hearing on Grayson’s school spending plan want art classes brought back to elementary schools, laptops for all students and repairs to Fries Ball Park.

By Patrick Smith

INDEPENDENCE — The Grayson School Board has been asked to consider including teacher salary increases, technology and facility improvements and the reinstatement of art programs at county schools in the 2014-2015 budget.
Last week, Schools Superintendent Kevin Chalfant made the case for improving technology in the schools in a “digital conversion plan,” which would be “one of five emphases” in the upcoming budget and would improve student and teacher access to online resources.


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