Connecticut board investigates Winchester ed funding

Friday, October 4, 2013

The Winchester Board of Education superintendent told state education officials on Wednesday that the district’s financial situation has become so bad that schools might have to close in December if things don’t turn around.

Superintendent Thomas Danehy asked the state Board of Education to launch an investigation into Winchester’s inability top fund the state mandated Minimum Budget Requirement (statute 10-4b, or MRB). The board took up the matter during its October meeting in Hartford at the Legislative Office Building and voted unanimously to move forward with 10-4b proceedings against the Winchester Board of Education.

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