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Alt school on chopping block

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School board may also cut coaching supplements in half

By Damon Lawrence

The Roane County Board of Education is trying to decide how to make $1.582 million in budget cuts after its request for a 14-cent increase in the property tax rate was refused by the Roane County Commission. 
The board heard a recommendation from Director of Schools Gary Aytes on what cuts to make during a Monday work session.
“Our goal here was two-fold,” Aytes said. “First, protect achievement and, second, to protect our people’s jobs.”


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