State memo: Schools won't see more budget cuts

November 30, 2010

Indiana's state schools superintendent says there are no education budget cuts planned for public school districts in 20a memo from Superintendent Tony Bennett to district administrators was distributed last week. Bennett said in the letter that there are "no current plans for reductions"11.

The Journal & Courier of Lafayette reports that in total state funding for K-12 tuition support for 2011 compared to this year.

Individual districts will know how much cash they'll get in December based on new student counts and other variables.

The memo was welcomed by Kim Fox, chief financial officer for Tippecanoe School Corp. Fox said it's a "huge relief" that more cuts aren't planned.

Schools have seen $300 million in funding cuts since the last state budget was passed in 2009.


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