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Wake County Board of Education approves budget increase request for county commission

Wake County Board of Education approves budget increase request for county commission
The Wake County Board of Education has approved a budget proposal for the Wake County Commission that includes a $28.2 million increase next year largely for supporting students' emotional health, including hiring more school psychologists.

— The Wake County Board of Education has approved a budget proposal for the Wake County Commission that includes a $28.Moore recommended a budget increase from Wake County commissioners, what would amount to a 5.Wake County’s contribution to the school district’s budget is about 28% of the district’s proposed budget.While the Wake County Public School System is asking for permanent recurring funding increases from the county, the county is using one-time funds for some expenses.

2 million for the school district, a more than $23 million increase from last year, although still below the district’s funding increase request.In recent years, the school district’s budget increase requests haven’t been approved or favored as much as the proposal for next year.

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