Silverton school board OKs a $2.3 million general fund


Budget includes 5 percent raise for school employees

Though state funding took a major hit due to the coronavirus pandemic, the coming school year doesn’t look as grim as initially expected for Silverton Public Schools, thanks to grants, reserves and COVID-19 emergency relief funding. On Tuesday, the Board of Education adopted a total budget of $3 million including a $2.38 million general fund for the 2020-2021 school year, and all school…

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