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By Karla Pomeroy

Seeking alternative funding sources

Teachers find new avenue to fund special classroom project needs


September 5, 2018

Karla Pomeroy

Worland begindergarten students Xander Wilson, Isabella Hall, Rhyett Norby, Wyatt Dyer and Jonathan Martinez show off the kitchen with supplies that teacher Lori Michaels purchased with the help of donations around the country.

WORLAND - As budgets get tighter for school districts, teachers are finding new ways to make their classroom budgets go farther, and they are seeking the public's help.

In Washakie County School District No. 1, the building supplies budget was cut this year, which means classroom budgets were also cut.

Business Manager Jack Stott said the different schools do it a little different regarding classroom budgets.

He said at East Side, kindergarten classes had $5,000 to spend and first grade had $5,400. This year with the cuts it was $4,450 and $4,000, respectively. The funds are divided among...

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