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Homewood schools getting more state aid this year

The Homewood District 153 school board expects to see an additional $1.2 million in its budget this year through savings and new state dollars.

John Gibson, the district’s chief school finance officer, said this year the district expects to collect about $600,000 in additional state revenues, and will see a $600,000 savings by closing Millennium School in June 2016.

However, that still doesn’t put the district finances in the black, said John Gibson, the district’s chief school finance officer.

The district has been running annual deficits of . . .

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