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Hurley K-12 to see increase in general aid


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The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has released general aid to school districts for the 2019-20 school year.

General aid to the Hurley School District this year increased 5.67% or $143,559 from $2.52 million in 2018-19 to $2.67 million in 2019-20. General aid is unlimited financing for general educational programs of school districts, as opposed to categorical aid that is restricted for specific purposes.

The increase in the state general aid doesn’t add additional revenue to the budget, but it does present an additional share that the...