Votes tonight to cut $15 million from Richmond Public Schools
RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR)The deadline looms for the Richmond School Board to make the final decisions on how to cut $15 million dollars in spending.
The board will vote on a proposal that includes more than a hundred layoffs, and five unpaid furlough days.
The board will also decide whether to close more than the four under-populated schools recommended for closure by the rezoning committee.
Also up for vote is whether employees must contribute five percent of their salary to the state’s retirement system.
A vote is scheduled for seven p.m. tonight.
Our Lorenzo Hall will be there and we will have a full report tonight at 11 p.m. and on WTVR.com.