It was a time for giving back. The Fayette County Board of Education last week unanimously approved restoring the equivalent of up to three furlough days imposed on employees during the past school year. The number of days to be paid will depend on the number of days taken, since most, but not all, system staff took three furlough days.
The furloughs came as the state reckoned with diminished revenues and passed that downturn on to school systems across the state. Payment for the furlough days will be effective by the end of June. Read More»