Bertie’s budget woes lead to elimination of 21 positions

Bertie County Schools is laying off staff to address multi-year budget deficits.

According to an article published in the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald, the district will eliminate 21 support positions over the next two months.

The school board blames past superintendents, auditors, the Local Government Commission, and others for the district’s budget deficits, but ultimately it is their responsibility.

Terry Stoops / Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the progra...

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