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SPPS approves budget

Facing an enrollment decline of a projected 1877 students, the St. Paul Board of Education on June 21 approved a $909 million budget, $563 million of which makes up the general fund that pays for instruction and support services. The decrease in enrollment has led to the district having a shortfall of $8.3 million compared to last year’s general budget. The budget calls for 128 fewer teachers.

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