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Following a public hearing without any input Thursday evening, Dawson school board members approved both a new budget and tax rate for the school in Welch. The new tax rate of $1.06835 per $100 property value for the 2019-2020 school year is down from a rate of $1.17 per $100 this past year. Superintendent Layne Sheets said the new budget for the 2019-2020 school year is slightly higher than last year’s budget. Sheets said board members discussed the open campus for high school students during lunch time but did not make any changes. “With our increase in enrollment we just wanted to discuss it ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

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Lamesa, TX 79331