The Oxford Board of Education has approved a budget request that shows a $650,546, or 2.45 percent, increase over the current expenditure.
The full budget package is attached to this article as a PDF; it includes an explanation of the expenditures by Superintendent Tim Connellan. Below is a breakdown of the proposed increase. In the coming days and weeks, we will take a closer look at the budget. Meanwhile, tell us what you think in the comments section.
Budget at a Glance
Oxford Board of Education
2012-13 Adopted Budget: $26,548,247
2013-14 Proposed Budget: $27,198,793
Proposed Increase: $650,546, or 2.45 percent
Next: The board will present its budget proposal to the Board of Finance in the coming weeks. A school budget will eventually be sent to residents at a referendum.