During these financially difficult times, it would have been very easy for the Clayton County Board of Education to accept our share of the government’s economic stimulus package and worry about how it would be paid back later. Instead, they did the fiscally responsible thing by turning down money it knew they couldn’t afford to repay and remain out of debt.
In my opinion this was a smart decision by our BOE. Since SPLOST IV was approved by voters, CCPS will not need that stimulus money anyway.
Do you think the BOE made the right decision by turning down our share of the federal stimulus monies? Why or why not?
REMINDER: CCPS Superintendent Edmond Heatley is hosting a series of public forums throughout September. The remaining dates are as follows: