HILLSVILLE — Federal and state stimulus package money could make up approximately two-thirds of Carroll County Public Schools' $1.34 million budget shortfall for fiscal year 2009-2010, if educators are allowed to spend the one-time funds that way.
Educators proceeded to plug the stimulus fund numbers into the proposed budget in order to minimize the impact of the slowing economy on Carroll County.
They hope to save jobs and programs that way, said Superintendent Greg Smith at a budget public hearing Tuesday.
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