school funding

Kathy Murphy 6-6-16

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Two of the taxes cover all of Jefferson County and will be voted on by all county voters. Together, they total 7.5 mills and brought in about $7.1 million for Hoover City Schools (plus additional money for other school districts) in fiscal 2015. more

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Hoover school finance talk 8-8-16

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If Hoover wants to maintain low class sizes and electives and higher paid employees, new or increased revenue streams must be found, Superintendent Kathy Murphy said in a finance report Monday night. more

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Kathy Murphy 8-4-16

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Tonight's talk is expected to focus more on federal and state funding for Hoover City Schools. more


Hoover council 12-7-15

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The council also will give a first reading of an ordinance to allow and regulate transportation network companies, such as Uber and Lyft. more

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The City Council on Monday is scheduled to consider several changes concerning funding for Hoover schools. more

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Mayor Gary Ivey said the superintendent had not indicated a need for additional revenue more

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The goal is to re-energize the community to support Hoover schools in challenging economic times. more


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