School receives $3 million in final borough budget


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The Petersburg Borough Assembly unanimously passed the borough's budget for the next year in its final reading during Monday's meeting.

The final version of the FY24 budget fulfills the Petersburg School District's request to increase local funding to $3 million, up $1 million from last year.

The district has been advocating for a bump in funding at the local level and from the state as it faces inflation, higher utility costs, and the implementation of the Alaska Reads Act next school year.

"I am very appreciative of the Borough Assembly's support of the district's request," Superintenden...

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