Connecticut School Board Allocates $1.1M for Technology

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

A $104.2 million school budget for 2013-2014 won unanimous Board of Education approval Monday, a spending package more than $1 million less than that which was proposed last month by Superintendent of Schools Elliott Landon.

The board's recommended operating budget would raise spending by about $4 million over this year's $100.2 million budget, a 3.95 percent increase in expenditures. Landon had initially proposed a $105.4 million budget with a 5.15 percent spending increase.

In approving their recommended budget, Board of Education members made several reductions to Landon's proposed budget, most of which will not affect academic programs.

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