Board of Education chairman worries about budget cuts
Howard Lee, chairman of the State Board of Education, said state lawmakers could dramatically cut his budget, hurting teachers.Posted — Updated
"I want you to be aware. I wanted you to share my misery,” Lee told Board of Education members.
House and Senate negotiators are still working through details of a compromise budget for state government.
"I don't want to declare doom at this point, but I did want to sound an alarm” to school districts around the state, Lee said.
Cope said the price tag to raise the percentage and provide the bonus is about $30 million.
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