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Wilmington, MA: Nearly $600K SPED increase; school enrollment down

Dec 30, 2018, Wilmington (MA) Patch: Wilmington Schools Superintendent Wants 4.6% Budget Increase The proposed budget hike comes despite continuing declines in enrollment in Wilmington Public Schools https://patch.com/massachusetts/wilmington/wilmington-schools-superintendent-wants-4-6-budget-increase WILMINGTON, MA -- Superintendent Dr. Glenn Brand proposed a $42.2 million budget for 2019-20, up $1.9 million, or 4.6 percent, from this year. The budget includes a $589,284 increase in spending for special education tuition, a new IT director and a new SPED Inclusion teacher. The budget also includes four fewer teachers and 4.5 fewer teacher aides because of declining enrollment. …