Durham Commissioners Approve $633M Budget

Durham Commissioners Approve $633M Budget

Following less-than-expected education funding in the state budget, the Durham County budget will give more funding to Durham Public Schools,  but not as much as advocates say is needed to ensure teaching positions aren’t cut.

The commissioners approved the $633.14 million budget, including $134 million for Durham Public Schools, after Commissioner Heidi Carter, a former school board member, tried unsuccessfully to get her colleagues to add another 0.15 cents to the property tax rate to help cover shortfalls in state education funding. Education proponents, including members of the Durham Association of Educators, left the meeting following a unanimous vote of approval.…

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