In yet another reversal, the Jackson County School System will eliminate four of 10 planned employee furlough days from the 2011-2012 school year. The district will now have six furlough days.
Superintendent Shannon Adams told school system employees in an e-mail that after counting the numbers for its recently-completed 2011 fiscal year, the district will have enough money to restore four of the 10 furlough days.
The school system ended the 2011 fiscal year with a $9.3 million surplus, according to Jeff Sanchez, assistant superintendent for finance and information services.
The tentative 2012 fiscal year budget adopted by the Jackson County Board of Education on Monday anticipates an estimated $6.1 million surplus on June 30, 2012.