have agreed to a pay freeze and increased insurance deductions to keep the school budget in check as reported by the New Haven Register. Still, the Amity school budget is looking at a 2.8% expenditure increase of $1.6 million.
Orange will carry the lion's share of the increase with $1.3 million, with the other $300,000 landing on Bethany. Woodbridge, with decreased enrollment, actually decreases by .72 percent, as detailed in the Amity Observer.
With the the economy still struggling to rebound, can the board of education justify that kind of increase?