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Richmond County BOE Furlough Days Begin

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Monday is the first furlough day for the Richmond County Board of Education,

All central offices at the board of education are closed today.

Just recently - school board leaders approved a plan that will help fill a 23 million dollar gap in the budget.

By adding an extra furlough day, school leaders were able to save numerous jobs.

Originally, 135-positions would have been slashed, but now only 36-positions will be cut from the school system.

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