So. Berkshire School District feels it’s being short-changed by state funding calculations

So. Berkshire School District feels it’s being short-changed by state funding calculations

By Hannah ShirleySHEFFIELD — Following budget frustrations, representatives from the five member towns of the Southern Berkshire Regional School District agreed that if they were going to get the attention of the state they needed a plan of action. “We need to do some advocacy for this group, because we are slipping through the cracks,” […]

Southern school district loses ‘rural’ designation and $70,000 in state aid

Southern school district loses ‘rural’ designation and $70,000 in state aid

By Hannah Shirley SHEFFIELD — School committee members worried that the Southern Berkshire Regional School District had “fallen through the cracks” after a change to the way the state calculates aid for rural districts left the SBRSD without a portion of their expected aid package for FY19. “They’ve made some adjustments to the formula, possibly […]