In response to dwindling state funds and ongoing financial pressures, the Vandalia Board of Education last Wednesday approved wide-ranging cuts that will trim more than $910,000 from the district’s $14 million budget.
The cuts will take effect in the 2013-14 school year, which begins July 1.
Though the cutbacks will be felt throughout the district, the impact will be most pronounced in the personnel area (a reduction of about $400,000, or 44 percent of the total cuts) and in athletics (a reduction of nearly $127,000, or 14 percent of the total cuts).
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