Wrangell schools looking at $425,000 in additional state funding
May 24, 2023
The budget that legislators approved last week and will send to the governor for his signature into law or veto would provide about $425,000 in one-time additional state funding to the Wrangell school district for the 2023-2024 classroom year.
That would deliver almost a 9% boost to the district’s total operating budget revenue, which is comprised of state money (more than 60%), a borough contribution (32%) and federal dollars.
“It will still need to pass the governor, so it’s not guaranteed,” Bill Burr, Wrangell schools superintendent, said last week. The district is scheduled in J...