Gov. Nathan Deal’s fiscal year 2015 budget provided something that hasn’t been seen in years — more money for education. That came as welcome news for the Commerce and Jackson County school superintendents after more than a decade of seeing state education funds slashed every year.
Both Commerce superintendent Joy Tolbert and Jackson County superintendent April Howard welcomed the change, but they’re anxious to see the details once the General Assembly approves a final budget.
“He’s proposing it,” noted Tolbert. “That’s the key word.”
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