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Joint School Committee OKs Tech School Budget

It now must be approved by sending districts including Pennsbury, Neshaminy and Bristol.

The Bucks County Technical High School Joint Board Committee approved a $20.9 million budget 8-4 on Monday, according to a story on PhillyBurbs.com.

The Committee is comprised of 14 members from the school's six sending school districts (, Bristol Borough, Bristol Township, Morrisville, Neshaminy and Pennsbury). According to PhillyBurbs, the 2011-2012 budget must be approved by the school boards of those sending districts. Members from Morrisville, Neshaminy and Bristol voted "No" on the budget.

The article said the district’s proposed budget is over $500,000 less than the current budget. The budget includes a staff reduction of 20 positions including three teachers, according to the story.

The technical high school, located in Fairless Hills, offers technical instruction in the following academies: Construction/Manufacturing, Creative Arts, Services, Technology and Transportation.

Click here for the full story courtesy of PhillyBurbs.com.

bri May 25, 2011 at 01:38 AM
every penny is worth it this school is a great place to go and learn a trade if i could i would go back and do it all over again but now ill just do thier adult programs with are great to do also this school is a 10 out of 10 in my book keep it up :)

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