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School budget reflects higher enrollment

The King George Board of Supervisors amended the 2014-15 school board budget to reflect increased revenue of $115,343 and an additional $22,000 in federal grant funds.
The supervisors took the action at their June 30 meeting.

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School bus efficiency study to begin for public school division

King George school division Superintendent Rob Benson plans to hire a consultant to perform a student-transportation efficiency study.
He informed the school board in the end of May via email of his plan to improve on-time performance for school buses.

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School Board okays $35.1 million capital budget request

The King George School Board has approved a $35.1 million capital projects request sought by
School Superintendent Rob Benson.

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KG schools may see $300K more in aid

Student enrollment trend so far would lead to division receiving extra state cash

While Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s proposed education budget for 2015-16 kept state aid relatively flat, King George schools still may have received a holiday present.

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School board: Higher pay for teachers now

KG needs to be more competitive with other divisions, officials say

The King George School Board discussed a new three-year proposal for adjustments to the teacher salary scale from Superintendent Rob Benson to make salaries more competitive with surrounding counties.
But school board members said at the  Dec. 15 meeting they wanted higher pay sooner for teachers.
Mike Rose said salaries would be a “big focus” for them in the coming year.

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Schools eye more competitive teacher pay

The King George School Board has been given options for adjusting its teacher salary scale to make its pay more competitive with surrounding counties and achieve uniform increments between its steps.  
The Oct. 14 proposal from Superintendent Rob Benson has a two-year implementation plan. It would raise salaries by 17.5 percent from the current amount through 2016-17.

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