TAZEWELL CO., Va. (WVVA) - The Tazewell County School Board approved a $67 million-dollar budget.
August 17, 2020 marks the first day of school.
June 1, 2021 has been set as the last day of school. There is 190 days in their planned school year.
The last day for teachers is June 2, 2021.
The next board meeting is on Monday, July 13 at 5 p.m. at Tazewell Middle School in the auditorium.
At that meeting the school board will announce their plan to address COVID-19 and what precautions they will take.
The total budget is $67,181, 703.00.
These are some of the items outlined in the budget:
● a new garbage truck and backhoe
● a one-step raise for all teachers
● Virginia Retirement System benefits for bus drivers, custodial staff, and food service staff
● a school psychologist
● 5 new school buses
● roof repairs
“We have added 10 instructional days to our calendar in an attempt to bridge any achievement gaps created by the sudden closure of school on March 13, 2020. These extra days will be a means to kick start the new year by reviewing material from the end of the previous year and making a transition to new material, new courses, and new grade levels,” said Dr. Christopher B. Stacy, superintendent.
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