Fuel costs could force state aid cuts in North Carolina

June 25, 2008
State officials say they may withhold $50 million from local districts

At an emergency meeting of the North Carolina State Board of Education, officials warned that they might have to withhold $50 million from school districts so they could have money for fuel and teacher bonuses. For districts such as Durham and Johnston counties, it could mean the loss of $1.1 million. Wake County could lose $4.7 million.

To read The Raleigh News & Observer article, click here.

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