"Growing insurance costs have complicated the creation of the school budget, district officials said.
In a report at the Feb. 14 School Committee meeting, Chairman Kevin O'Malley said the budget process had begun.
"Every day, we receive more interesting and troubling information," he said. "Today, we ran into the insurance monster that is devouring America."
O'Malley said the district had prepared for a 7-percent increase in health insurance costs, but had learned that the increase would be 15.8 percent."Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
The video of the meeting by Franklin TV is available for viewing on demand
My recap of the meeting can be found here
|screen grab via the remote participation of the School Committee meeting, Tuesday, Feb 14|