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April 23, 2012  |   Comments (0)   |   Post a comment

Tenn. district could shorten bus service


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MAYNARDVILLE, Tenn. — Faced with a budget shortfall of about $200,000 as the school year is nearing an end, Union County Public Schools may reduce its bus service by eight days, according to a story on wbir.com.

Last fall, the school district passed a $22 million spending plan to help close a shortfall of nearly $750,000 and took several steps to cut the deficit, one of which was the plan for shortened bus service.

The district’s board of education is scheduled to meet on May 3 to review options for addressing the financial situation. If no action is taken, the buses will reportedly not run for the final days of school.

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