School Finances, Declining Enrollment, and Challenges

Nov 21, 2018. SUPERINTENDENT’S CORNER: Committee working to meet needs of youngest residents For the past two years, a team of service delivery providers and community members committed to advancing opportunities for children aged birth to 5…

Nov 20, 2018.  A whole new world: Superintendent Hammack visits China with state delegation  The intent of the visit was for Chinese education departments to learn more about how STEM education is instructed in Indiana, as the Chinese work to modernize their education. The cost of the trip was covered by the Regional Opportunity Initiative.

Nov 20, 2018.  Out-of-district student transfers stay stable. About 200 Brown County students are still attending school somewhere outside of their home district. …. But the good news is that no more of them are choosing that option since last year’s transfer report was released in the spring.

Oct 30, 2018School board approves lower budget than current year The Brown County Schools Board of Trustees has adopted a budget which will not cause tax rates to increase.

The expected tax rate for the school corporation will cost property taxpayers between 76 cents and 77 1/2 cents per $100 of assessed property value, financial consultant Bob Harris said at a public budget hearing earlier this month.

Brown County Schools – 2017 and 2018 Budget Recommendations.   See Slide 6 – Enrollment Forecasts.

Sept 27, 2018.  Superintendent’s presentation on School Finances, Challenges, and Request for Feedback: 20180927 School Financial Update 2018-2019

Sep 27, 2018. Disappointing numbers: School enrollment declines again, but ‘we’re trying not to let this get us down,’ superintendent says By 

June 26, 2018.  SUPERINTENDENT’S CORNER: Learn about distruct topics through Community Conversation series


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