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Mayor’s school task force offers recommendations to help bridge budget gap

A task force appointed by Mayor Jones to find ways to make up the projected $24 million dollar shortfall in the school system has come back with its recommendations. Among them: layoff current non-teachers, teacher attrition, and altering the employee health care benefits.

Greater Richmond Chamber funds Mayor’s school accountability task force

The Mayor announced today that the Greater Richmond Chamber will provide funding for a task force investigating a nearly $24 million budget shortfall in the Richmond Public School system. Exactly what is the task force looking at and how might an investigation help stabilize the school system’s finances?