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Metro school board approves $764M budget

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

The Metro school board on Tuesday night approved a new budget proposal for the upcoming school year.

District leaders said they need $764 million, which is a $43 million increase over the current budget.

About $15 million of that figure will go to fund five new charter schools.

On Friday, the district will present the budget to the mayor.

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