Rockingham County School Board Starts to Discuss Budget

By: Litsa Pappas Email
By: Litsa Pappas Email

The Rockingham County School Board has started to discuss this year's budget. The board held a public hearing on this Monday night at their first meeting of the year.

A spokesperson for the Rockingham County Education Association spoke during the hearing. She says they put together a survey of what's needed this year, and all school employees say they need a raise.

The survey found that teachers are making less than last year. They're asking the board for a four percent raise for all school employees this year, as part of the budget.

The board hasn't made a decision on this yet. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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