majority of school boards have proposed budgets that wouldn’t increase spending
above this year’s levels. The
Douglas administration says that’s good news, but there’s concern
that property tax rates might still increase significantly in many towns.
We hear from Education Commissioner Armando Vilaseca and Finance Commissioner James Reardon about their school budget cutting suggestions, and how they would change the school funding system. Also, a new report looks at how charities fundraise.
school budgets in the state were passed back in March at Town Meeting. But
five school districts have been unable to get voter approval of budgets — and
three of them are in the Grand Isle Supervisory Union.