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Pender County schools have finalized budget

Posted by Debra Worley - email

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Pender County school officials finally have an approved budget for the 2009-2010 school year.

The $80.8 million budget was finalized during Monday's school board meeting.

School officials said they received around $5 million less this year from the state compared to last year.

To help cut back on money, eight teacher's assistants lost their jobs.

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