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Joint session on WJCC budget explains lower state funding

Joint session on WJCC budget explains lower state funding

A joint meeting Friday of the Williamsburg-James City County School Board, its funding partners and a former state finance guy sought to explain why schools receives less state funding and how that affects the localities’ finances.

The joint meeting was between the Williamsburg James City County School Board, the James City County Board of Supervisors and Williamsburg City Council Friday.

Jim Regimbal, a principal at Fiscal Analytics who served on the staff of the Virginia Senate finance committee for 12 years, explained how the state budget has impacted K-12 school funding in recent years.

Regimbal said some reasons for the state’s decrease in education funding is the...

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