Educators

W-JCC schools face funding gap

W-JCC schools face funding gap

Williamsburg-James City County Schools are in a budgetary bind, with just 10 days to close a $754,000 spending gap.

That rift was created when the school board signed off on its fiscal year 2018 budget in late March, knowing it was well above what its funding partners — James City County and the city of Williamsburg — had planned to give the schools.

James City County's Board of Supervisors approved the county's $228 million budget April 25 — without any of that extra funding.

The city's $36 million budget will come to a vote Thursday; its proposed budget's school funding is $72,000 less than requested by the division.

Superintendent Olwen Herron said the revenue...

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