Local teachers ask Sununu for education funding in budget
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Kim Tucker knows the financial juggle of the school budget process as well as anyone. Tucker, a kindergarten teacher in Weare, has spent 16 of her 22 years serving on the teachers’ negotiating team.
Budgets pass and fail. Items come and go. But this year, five major items – the teacher contract, the paraprofessional contract, the operating budget, a proposed resource officer and a proposed full-day kindergarten program – competed for funding, Tucker said.