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A consultant is projecting the school district will add 1,500 students over the next 10 years. more

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It's a dramatic turnaround from many years of deficit spending and the $1.9 million deficit that was projected when the 2017 budget originally was passed in September 2016. more

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Tina Hancock 8-29-17

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If approved, this would be the first time in 13 years the school board has passed a budget predicting a surplus instead of a deficit, school officials said. more

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The school board voted to pay off some debt issued in 2010, refinance what's left of a 2005 bond issue and shift $50 million into U.S. treasury bonds. more

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Cuts in staffing, delayed capital expenditures and unexpected increases in property tax revenues helped erase the school system's projected $10.4 million deficit. more

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy said school officials have worked hard to lower the budget deficit from the $10 million deficits approved in recent years. more

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Tina Hancock 5-17-16

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Tina Hancock has been the Jackson County Board of Education's chief school finance officer for five years. more

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June 2018