Memphis Leaders Talk Schools Funding Prospects

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

For several weeks, it has been an undercurrent feeding the roots of the various branches of the tree that is the Shelby County schools merger.

The thought is that the city of Memphis will come up with some amount of funding for the consolidated school district once the schools consolidation crosses over into the new fiscal year that starts July 1.

At that point, the city is not under any legal obligation to continue any school system funding under state maintenance of effort laws, the scenario goes.

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