The Richland Bean Blossom School Board approved a budget for 2015 in their meeting on Monday, September 15th. While last year The Richland Bean Blossom School corporation was operating over budget, an increase in student enrollment allowed additional funds to come into the district this year. RBBCSC Superintendent Mike Wilcox introduced the new budget during the public hearing at the board meeting.
RBBCSC receives five thousand one hundred and sixty dollars per student from the state of Indiana. Wilcox says the increased enrollment reflects on the quality of the school system, and the replacement of teaching positions that were cut due to budgets in the past.
Board President Dana Kerr said that the balanced budget will allow the school corporation to now focus on long range planning.
The total budget for the school corporation for 2015 is twenty six million, four hundred seventy seven thousand, one hundred thirteen – more than one million dollars larger than the 2014 budget.