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Public hearing slated June 12 for Singleton Charter’s proposed $5.46 million budget

A mandatory public hearing on a $5.46 million proposed 2014-15 budget for James M. Singleton Charter School has been scheduled for June 12 at 5 p.m.  in the school’s multi-purpose room, 2220 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

Board members will vote on whether to adopt the budget at their meeting on June 17 at noon.

The proposed budget is based on enrollment of 520 students, with a per-pupil allocation of $8,358, according to the document.

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  • John

    I wonder how much taxpayer money is passed through to Doug Evans for all the property he owns and leases to the school, or for the background checks his wife’s company provides to new hires each year. I am reminded of Mel Brooks- “It’s good to be the king”