School districts often complain that counties don’t give them enough money. But Union County School officials are doing more than griping. They’re taking the Union County commission to court.
Union County commissioners approved a budget for this year about $8 million short of what the school board says the district needs. The school board pushed back and the negotiations ended up in mediation. After a five hour session today, school board chairman Richard Yercheck says the two sides are at an impasse.