The county commissioners are in the process of developing their budget for the year 2020-2021. Included in this budget is significant funding for Moore County Schools.
Per County Manager Wayne Vest, money allotted to the schools can be used any way district officials see fit, except for those monies allocated for capital spending and digital learning. Last year’s district budget did not include a full time nurse in every county school. In that budget, one nurse was shared by two schools in several cases.
If schools do reopen in the fall, I do hope the district will have a full-time nurse in every school. If that is not in the district’s current plan or a revised plan, I hope either the county commissioners or the county health director will require that the district have a full-time nurse in every district school.
John Misiaszek, Vass
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