Lowndes Schools borrows $2.2 million for payroll – Valdosta Daily Times


Valdosta Daily Times

Lowndes Schools borrows $2.2 million for payroll
Valdosta Daily Times
Georgia public schools are financed through a combination of state and federal funds and local taxes, they said. Because these funds can fluctuate dramatically from year to year, school systems strive to maintain a positive general fund balance to act ...

$287M of ’16 SPLOST revenue would go to fund transportation projects – Marietta Daily Journal


Marietta Daily Journal

$287M of '16 SPLOST revenue would go to fund transportation projects
Marietta Daily Journal
Justin O'Dell, left, co-chair of the SPLOST advocacy group 'Secure Cobb's Future,' and Darhyl Watkins, also part of the group, look down Cobb Parkway while standing on Windy Hill Road on a busy Friday afternoon and discuss the proposed four-lane road ...

$287M of ’16 SPLOST revenue would go to fund transportation projects – Marietta Daily Journal


Marietta Daily Journal

$287M of '16 SPLOST revenue would go to fund transportation projects
Marietta Daily Journal
Justin O'Dell, left, co-chair of the SPLOST advocacy group 'Secure Cobb's Future,' and Darhyl Watkins, also part of the group, look down Cobb Parkway while standing on Windy Hill Road on a busy Friday afternoon and discuss the proposed four-lane road ...

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Barrow BOE votes not to further pursue tax error issue – Barrow County News


Barrow County News

Barrow BOE votes not to further pursue tax error issue
Barrow County News
He has already agreed to fix the issue for the just-completed tax digest – a nearly $2 million boost for the school system budget – but said previously that the county could do no more due to state law, especially Georgia Code 48-5-303, which states ...

Data shows how broken state school funding really is – Barrow Journal


Data shows how broken state school funding really is
Barrow Journal
Called β€œThe Schoolhouse Squeeze 2014” written by the Georgia Budget & Policy Institute, the 23 page report outlines how the combination of state funding cuts and the decline in local property tax digests have slammed school funding. Several area school ...

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