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State budget plan's impact on Ellsworth schools previewed

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Superintendent Barry Cain updated the local budget process in light of developments at the state level for the Ellsworth School Board Monday.


Cain said a big part of Gov. Scott Walker's state budget proposal addresses the funding of education. Nearly $1 billion in cuts could be made in this regard.

School officials here have been in contact with consultants from Baird and Associates about the possibilities for such reductions to occur, the superintendent said.

"The net effect is these numbers can change," he emphasized before sharing projected figures.

Read more in the print version of the Herald March 9.

Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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