By Becca Clark
Wrangell Sentinel 

Borough assembly, school board discuss local funding


The borough assembly and school board met April 23 in a joint work session to discuss local funding for the school district for the 2024-2025 school year.

The school district has requested $1.75 million from the borough, which is the maximum local contribution allowed under state law and an increase from the $1.6 million that the borough contributed each of the past two years.

The minimum local contribution required by the borough is $862,086.

The state sets a minimum and a maximum in an effort to reduce budget and school program inequalities between districts.

Last year, 13 of 54 school distr...

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