In the wake of a failed levy, the Roseburg School Board on Wednesday shifted more of the district’s resources into curriculum, technology and maintenance. The board unanimously adopted a $65.3 million budget, which will take effect July 1. The spending plan includes allocating $300,000, the estimated amount saved by closing Rose Elementary School, to the three categories that would have been bolstered if the levy passed. The district’s chief operations officer, Cheryl Northam said, the district still needs to assess some costs, such as the expense of new bus routes, before pinpointing the amount saved by closing Rose. In contrast …
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