After working diligently for three months to create a budget that included a 4% cost of living increase for all employees with no tax increase, the FSSD Board of Education passed the 2022-2023 budget on July 25.
This year’s TCAP data reveals a great deal about the perseverance of our students and teachers, despite the many challenges that the global pandemic presented over the past 24 months. In a year of uncertainty, the Franklin Special School District maintained its long history of outperforming the state in every grade level and subject area. In fact, the district as a whole outperformed the proficiency percentage of the state by double digits in every core content area.
After two years of free meals for all public school students, the USDA has announced that it will require families to complete applications for students to qualify for the free and reduced-price breakfast and lunch meals for the 2022-2023 school year.
At its June meeting, the Franklin Special School District Board of Education approved an expanded tuition policy, which will allow students from outside of Williamson County to apply on a tuition basis. In addition, the Board voted to allow employees to enroll out-of-district children and grandchildren in the FSSD at no cost, providing there is program space available.