Fulton County public school teachers may soon see more money in their paychecks.
School district board members Tuesday evening tentatively approved a $1 billion general fund budget for the upcoming school year. The entire budget, which includes money for construction projects in its capital budget, is about $1.7 billion. Fulton’s plan increases spending by 3.6 percent, officials said.
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The budget includes an average salary increase of about two percent for the district’s teachers and staff, Fulton County school district officials said.
A public hearing on the budget is scheduled for June 21 at 6 p.m. at Asa G. Hilliard Elementary School, 3353 Mt Olive Rd. in East Point.
Final approval of the budget is scheduled for June 28.