State school aid estimates released

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Times Herald Staff

About half of Wisconsin public school districts will receive more general aid in the 2018‑19 school year than they did for the 2017‑18 school year based on estimates released Friday by the Department of Public Instruction.

Available general aid totals $4.656 billion, which is a $72.75 million (1.6 percent) increase in general aid compared to last year.

In Oconto County, the Gillett School District is expecting $3.805 million, Lena $2.818 million, Oconto $7.8 million, Oconto Falls $11.12 million, and Suring $119,161. Other local districts with county residents and estimated aid are Coleman $2.867 million, Crivitz $559,359, Peshtigo $7.792 million, Pulaski $23.975 million and Wabeno $95,497.