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W-JCC schools holding public hearing on proposed budget

W-JCC schools holding public hearing on proposed budget

Anyone with an interest in Williamsburg-James City County schools proposed $132.6 million budget can have their say at a Tuesday night public hearing.

First presented in February, Superintendent Olwen Herron's fiscal year 2017-18 budget requests $5 million more in funding than last year.

Immediately following the public hearing, which starts at 6:30 p.m., the school board will discuss the proposed budget. The planned expansion of the Pathways program to Jamestown and Lafayette high school has already been delayed and more cuts could come Tuesday night.

Herron and Chief Financial Officer Christina Berta detailed the budget in a Feb. 21 presentation to the...

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