Fixed costs, fewer kids affect ACSD budget

PETER BURROWS, SUPERINTENDENT of the ACSD, said it’s becoming increasingly difficult for school districts to build effective budgets when they keep losing students and, at the same time, must absorb salary and health care costs that are rising on average by 3.5 percent each year.

MIDDLEBURY — Declining student enrollment and rising costs — including an anticipated 12.9-percent bump in employee health insurance premiums — are in part driving a potential 5.23% increase in edu


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