Tag: school district budget

District 153 adopts $22.83 million levy

The District 153 school board approved a 2022 levy request of $22,835,009 at its Dec. 12 board meeting. It is a 22.43% increase over the 2021 levy. The budget is divided into several accounts, and school districts designate what the tax levy will fund. Although the district requests a certain[Read More…]

District 153 looks at program cuts if Nov. 8 referendum fails

Homewood District 153 Superintendent Scott McAlister said “it breaks my heart” to outline cuts that would affect classroom teachers, staff and programs, but the reality is the state requires a balanced budget. Board members said the situation hit home when McAlister unveiled the proposal at the Oct. 11 board meeting.[Read More…]

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