Stamford School Superintendent Adds $1.3M To Budget Proposal

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Stamford Superintendent of Schools Winifred Hamilton will reportedly request $1.3 million more for next year's school budget at Thursday's meeting.
Stamford Superintendent of Schools Winifred Hamilton will reportedly request $1.3 million more for next year's school budget at Thursday's meeting. Photo Credit: Courtesy Stamford Public Schools

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Stamford Superintendent of Schools Winifred Hamilton will request five additions to the proposed 2014-15 fiscal year school budget at a Feb. 6 school board meeting that total $1.3 million, according to the Stamford Advocate.

According to the article, the additions include $405,000 for mental health programs, $80,000 for the addition of a research analyst, $540,000 for six administrative interns at the elementary school level, $129,850 for helping magnet schools meet requirements for their outlined missions and $140,000 for a content leader for technology at each of the city's 20 public schools.

The new proposal would reportedly raise the Stamford school budget by 2.8 percent.

Click here to read about Thursday's scheduled meeting.

Click here to read the full Stamford Advocate article.

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