Shelby County Schools seeks $71.5 million in county funding

Budget ask includes $64M for capital improvements, $7.5M for operations

By Published: May 30, 2019 5:26 PM CT

Shelby County Schools is asking for an additional $35 million in capital funding, and $7.5 million in additional operating costs to include support for a reading program and more English as a second language teachers. 

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Budget Joris Ray Shelby County Commission Shelby County Schools Van Turner
Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Binghampton, Frayser, North Memphis and Raleigh for The Daily Memphian. Omer previously covered county government. He is also a former reporter at The Jackson Sun and a University of Memphis graduate.


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