By Bobbie Poynter
Knox County School District has entered into a two-year reciprocal agreement with neighboring school districts, including Barbourville Independent and Corbin Independent, Bell County Clay County, Laurel County, Middlesboro Independent, Pineville Independent, Whitley County and Williamsburg Independent.
By agreeing to the same terms as last year, this will give all school districts involved two years to begin discussions and working on plans for the future,” said Knox Schools Superintendent Kelly Sprinkles. “We understand that all districts, ourselves included, are experiencing budget issues – so from the financial standpoint, this will not be an immediate reduction for anyone. There are other factors, such as current enrollment, class sizes and building capacity that school districts must also consider when working on reciprocal numbers.
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