Press Release: Muncie Community Schools Transportation Waiver Denied

The Muncie Community Schools Waiver Petition has been denied by the state. This was not a surprise. As we stated in the Waiver Hearing on December 9th 2013; “Muncie Community Schools needs and wants the buses to transport students”.

However, as the IDOE has pointed out, the funds are not there for transportation. “The protected tax statute requires school officials to prioritize payments to debt services at the expense of other non-protected funds such as the capital projects, transportation, or bus replacement funds – this is an unenviable position in which Muncie Community Schools has been placed.”

This topic will be on the Agenda for discussion on the January 14, 2013, Regular School Board Meeting. We will work with the Muncie Community School Board of Trustees to develop a plan.


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