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Pathways expansion put on hold

Pathways expansion put on hold

With a $5 million increase in next year's proposed budget, Williamsburg-James City County School Board members knew they had to make cuts.

The expansion of Warhill High School's Pathways Program to Jamestown and Lafayette is the first major expense to be eliminated, a reduction of roughly $200,000.

At the Tuesday night meeting, the board decided to delay the expansion. They cited the tight fiscal year 2017-18 budget and an impending evaluation of Warhill's program.

The assessment is underway by a team at the College of William and Mary and results are expected this summer.

"I think the cost was something that we had never been able to fully understand,"...