Merger Budget Woes

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Commercial Appeal

Jun 1, 12:00 AM

Memphis-Shelby County schools merger reaches rough patch

For members of the Transition Planning Commission, the thrill is gone. Members of the group crafting a plan for the merger of Memphis and Shelby County Schools had no trouble with their first item of business Thursday: approving a set of financial projections that left a $67 million gap between available revenue and proposed spending for the first year of operation.



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Jun 1, 5:34 AM:

Group planning Memphis-Shelby Co. (TN) consolidation hits financial roadblock in trying to close $67M spending gap. Describes opposition to larger classes and worries about meeting higher standards. Lays out challenges of getting more state dollars.


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