Commission takes control of Youngstown schools budget


Commission takes control of Youngstown schools budget

With the Youngstown City Schools poised to spend $1.5 million more next year than it will take in, the Academic Stress Commission has taken over budget authority of the school district.

The commission will approve all expenditures exceeding $5,000 and all contracts.

The bulk of the problem stems from the health insurance, which is self-funded. The district has been underfunding its health insurance since 2008.

Read more in Friday’s Vindicator.

Don't Miss a Story

Sign up for our newsletter to receive daily news directly in your inbox.