School district tightens belt and adopts "no fat" budget
May 9, 2019
Lean times are ahead for the Wrangell School District, according to the budget that was adopted on April 30. Funding for the district has been a topic of much concern ever since Governor Mike Dunleavy released his proposals for the state budget. One of his proposals was a major cut to the Base Student Allocation, a program that gives schools money for every student in their district.
It has been very challenging to prepare a budget for the new school year without knowing for sure what was going to happen at the state level, said Superintendent Debbe Lancaster. According to her, the budget...